The Radcliffe Trust has announced that the next deadline for applications to its grants programme is the 31st January 2019.
Through its music grant making programme, the Radcliffe Trust supports classical music performance and training especially chamber music, composition and music education. Particular interests within music education are music for children and adults with special needs, youth orchestras and projects at secondary and higher levels, including academic research. Applicants must be a registered charity or an exempt charity.
Projects supported in the past include:
- Friends of Musicfest Aberystwith who received £1,000 for a musicfest.
- The National Autistic Society which received £2,000 for a music room in Glasgow.
- The Birmingham Children’s Hospital which received £2,500 for a ‘Singing medicine’.
The Radcliffe Trust also supports the development of the skills, knowledge and experience that underpin the UK’s cultural heritage and crafts sectors through its Heritage and Crafts grant scheme. This includes support for:
- Craft and conservation training;
- Practical projects, particularly those that include a strong training element;
- Strategic and capacity-building projects which demonstrate clear benefits to the sector;
- Special Needs projects whose emphasis is on skills development.