Changes to Youth Music's grants programme include introduction of new small grants and higher qualifying age limits.

On a day of public sector strikes, Youth Music releases research from its annual stakeholder survey which reveals the significant impact that public sector spending cuts are having on organisations working with vulnerable children and young people.

Changes to Youth Music's grants programme include introduction of new small grants and higher qualifying age limits.

‘In the studio with’ will give 5 young aspiring musicians age 13 – 19 years the opportunity of working with some of Manchester’s Rising Stars (vocalists, song writers, producers, rappers and DJs).

I am Roland Lim, a Singaporean music producer on placement with Rhythmix as part of the Youth Arts Attachment programme from the National Arts Council, Singapore. I will be spending the next 12 weeks here ( 12 May to 1 August ) with Rhythmix to learn and understand the Music culture and funding systems in the UK.

Are you a group or organisation that could benefit from funding to purchase musical instruments or equipment?

Four game changing projects have been chosen from more than 150 applications to the hub's Joining the Dots project. A pioneering gig-swap network, opening up a digital music archive, a mobile game for gigs and a location based app for "listening to listings" will each received funding and expert support as they work to bring their nascent idea to fruition.

Great newspaper cutting from the Northampton Chronicle and Echo on the work young carers did over Easter with Salamanda Tandem and the Northamptonshire Music Education Hub Inclusion Team.

Ten pioneering ‘Exchanging Notes’ projects have been awarded grants to explore new collaborative approaches to music education in schools for young people at risk.

  • by Anonymous (not verified)

    Mon 24 Mar 2014

The latest round of Youth Music grants has seen £3.5m awarded to 69 music-making organisations in England. We are very pleased to be able to kick-start a range of new music-making projects including ones for young carers, children living in rural isolation and female victims of trafficking.

  • by Anonymous (not verified)

    Mon 10 Mar 2014

A joint letter from Arts Council England and the National Foundation for Youth Music

mac birmingham are giving three West Midlanders the chance to organise an alternative events programme - the Cannon Hill Café. Each winner will get £500 to organise an event.