Youth Music Programme – Fund B – Round 6 deadline is Friday 12th May 2017

Fund B
Description Fund B awards medium sized grants for high-quality, sustained projects that help achieve a musically inclusive England.
How to apply Two-stage online application.
Grant duration 12 months to 36 months
Setting your own intended outcomes Projects are required to set and
work towards achieving five
How much can I request? £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.

How much match funding do I need to raise? 10% (at least half must be cash
match funding)
When are the stage one application deadlines? Round 6 Stage 1: Friday 12 May 2017

Round 7 Stage 1: Friday 10 November 2017

When is the stage two application period? Round 6 Stage 2: Monday 31 July 2017 – Friday 1 September 2017

Round 7 Stage 2: Monday 29 January 2018 – Friday 2 March 2018

When will I find out if my application has been successful? Within 6 months from stage
one application deadline
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 eight weeks from the date you are notified you have been successful.
Can I apply for more than one Fund?
  • 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)

If you are considering submitting an application we recommend that you read the documents below which have been designed to help you plan your project and write your application. The Fund B online application form will be available online before the next deadline. In the meantime, you can prepare with the practice application form in the guidance notes.

1) Read the guidance on Youth Music’s Outcomes Framework, and plan what you want to achieve with your project

Download Taking an outcomes approach: Guidance on Youth Music’s Outcomes Framework

2) Read Youth Music’s Quality Framework, and plan how you will embed it in your project

Download Do, review, improve: A quality framework for music education

3) Read the Fund B applicant guidance notes (including the practice application form)

Download the Fund B applicant guidance notes

4) You are now ready to make your application!

Please click here to go to the website to apply.


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