Funding for Music-Making Projects for Young People Facing Barriers
Grants of between £2,000 and £30,000 are available to schools as well as other not-for-profit organisations to support music-making and music-making related projects for children and young people facing barriers.
Projects should be co-designed by children/young people, and support one or more of Youth Music’s priority areas. These are:
- early years;
- disabled young people;
- young adults;
- youth justice system;
- young people facing barriers; and
- organisations and the workforce.
Organisations applying for a schools-based project for pupils at Key Stage 1 or above, please note that we will not fund the following:
- Whole class tuition on the same instrument or group of instruments (e.g. strings)
- Individual tuition fees for young people to learn an instrument
- Work in secondary schools where there is no employed music teacher.
- Music curriculum activities that could be supported through Department for Education funding
- GCSE Music or A-Level Music
Funding is provided by the Arts Council England and the National Lottery. 10% match funding is required.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on the 1st April 2021.