Top Tips on Funding Music in Your School
Posted on 10th September 2020
With many schools struggling with funds for music activities, we’ve suggested lots of ideas for free experiences in the past. But if you want to go further raise funds for a music project, here are some top tips on where to look.
Funding is available for young people for whom access and inclusion is an issue. The Access Fund provides grants of between £100-£1500 to Arts Award centres working on Arts Award projects. For more information and deadlines visit their website.
The purpose of the Teacher Development Fund is to support delivery of effective arts-based teaching and learning opportunities in the primary classroom, and to embed learning throughout the arts in the curriculum. It aims to do this through supporting teachers and school leaders to develop the necessary skills, knowledge, confidence and experience. Details on their website.
Universal Music UK Sound Foundation provides the following two types of awards: Instrument & Equipment Awards: Schools, teachers and individuals in full time education can apply for financial assistance towards the purchase of musical instruments and/or equipment and Bursary Awards: The Foundation has bursaries at the colleges/organisations detailed below. Students attending these establishments can apply for financial assistance towards fees and/or living expenses. For more information visit their website.
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