Choose your fund

Youth Music offers three different funds tailored to meet the size and scope of your project.

  Fund A Fund B Fund C 
Description Fund A awards smaller grants for high-quality projects that will help us achieve our vision for a musically inclusive England. Fund B awards medium sized grants for high-quality, sustained projects that help achieve a musically inclusive England. Fund C awards larger grants for projects with a dual role of delivery and strategic work; expanding and embedding high quality, inclusive music-making.
How to apply One-stage online application. Two-stage online application. Two-stage online application. Stage
two includes face-to-face interview.
Grant duration 6 to 24 months 12 months to 36 months 48 months
Setting your own intended outcomes Projects are required to set and
work towards achieving three
outcomes.
Projects are required to set and
work towards achieving five
outcomes.
Projects are required to work towards achieving five to seven outcomes, across all outcome areas. Two of these are set by Youth Music.
How much can I request? £2,000 to £30,000

£30,001 to £200,000 (to a maximum
of £100,000 per annum)

Please note those applying for over £150,000 must contact Youth Music to discuss their proposal before submitting an application.

£100,000 to £160,000 per annum
How much match funding do I need to raise? 10% (at least 5% must be cash
match funding)
10% (at least 5% must be cash
match funding)
15% (at least 7.5% must be cash
match funding)
When are the stage one application deadlines?

Round 9: Friday 7 April 2017

Round 10: Friday 18 August 2017

Round 6 Stage 1: Friday 12 May 2017

 

Friday 23 June 2017

 

When is the stage two application period? N/A

Round 6 Stage 2: Monday 31 July 2017 - Friday 1 September 2017

Monday 18 September - Sunday 29 October 2017
When will I find out if my application has been successful? Around 3 months from application
deadline
Within 6 months from stage
one application deadline

Stage 1: Friday 15 September 2017

Stage 2: Friday 22 December 2017 

If my application is successful, when should I start my project? Within 3 months of notification. The earliest your first payment is likely to be made is six weeks from the date you are notified you have been successful. Within 3 months of notification. The earliest your first payment is likely to be made is eight weeks from the date you are notified you have been successful. Sunday 1 April 2018
Can I apply for more than one Fund?
  • Only one Fund A grant can be held by an organisation at any one time
  • Fund A grant-holders are eligible to apply for Fund B
  • Only one Fund B grant can be held by an organisation at any one time
  • Fund B programmes are likely to consist of several ‘sub’ projects
  • Fund B grant-holders are eligible to apply for Fund A (but not Fund C)
  • Fund C grant-holders are eligible to hold a Fund A (but not Fund B) grant
  • Existing Fund A and B grantholders are eligible to apply  

  • If successful, any existing Fund B grant would swap to a Fund C from 1 April 2018.

 

Click the button below to find out more about Fund A

 

Click the button below to find out more about Fund B

 

Click the button below to find out more about Fund C

 

Other sources of funding

If Youth Music's grants programme isn't suitable for your organisation or project, or you are unsuccessful in your application, you may find it useful to consult our guide to other funders.

 

12,103 reads