Organisations – including Schools and Education Trusts- working with children and young people that are disadvantaged, disabled or face other barriers to music education. can apply for grants of between £30,001 and £150,000 for music-making projects.
Funding is also available for workforce and organisational development activities to promote a relevant, diverse, and inclusive music offer for all children and young people
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
- Organisations and the workforce
Organisations that are applying for a schools-based programme for pupils at Key Stage 1 or above, please note that Youth Music 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
The grants are made available through the Youth Network Fund ‘B’ and expressions of interest should be submitted by 5pm on the 7th May 2021.