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Creative Kirklees / Opportunities / Sun 01 Nov 2020

Music for All – Music in the Community

Music for All – Music in the Community

Grants are available to UK based community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities.

The grants programme aims to give a helping hand to projects and initiatives across the UK that are seeking to bring music to their community. The funding is for groups that need assistance to fulfil their potential in developing truly sustainable music programmes.

It is to note that funding is at the discretion of the charity and no minimum or maximum grant amounts are listed – in the past grants have typically been around £2,500.

Who can apply?

UK-based groups, schools and organisations that are bringing music to their communities can apply.

Priority will be given to applicants who are most in need of help.

The individuals involved in the application must have been a resident in the UK for at least three years and be either a British citizen or a national of a member state of the European Economic Area, or have been granted leave to enter or remain in the UK for indefinite period, or hold a right to abode.

Applicants who have been awarded a grant in the last 12 months must wait a year to re-apply.

Restrictions include:

The following are not eligible for funding:

- Retrospective costs
- Applicants based outside of the UK and Ireland
- Applicants present in the UK only for the purpose of education or attending a course of study.

Eligible Expenditure:

Funding is available for the following:

- Musical instrument costs
- Workshops/training
- Using music to break down barriers
- Providing a variety of educational opportunities as well as helping to find ways to integrate many diverse and minority groups positively into society.

How to apply:

The deadline for applications to the:

- Spring period is 1 November for funding requirement in the following January.
- Summer period is 1 February for funding requirement in April.
- Autumn - please note that this year’s Autumn funding deadline has been extended until 1st November for funding in January 2021 due to the Coronavirus crisis.

For more information visit

Opportunity Location

Music for All

Bailey House
4 - 10 Barttelot Road
West Sussex
RH12 1DQ

Telephone: 01403 800 500

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