The music community is there for its artists, whether they are starting out or creating their next album, there is funding available for anyone. With Covid-19 taking a toll on many artists income and future, there are many grants out there that could benefit them.
All artists and creators dream of creating and completing their projects but are disadvantaged and lack the funds to continue them. Here are a few grants that you can apply to.
Women Make Music is in association with AWAL and Glastry supporting women, trans and non-binary songwriter and composers of all genres, who are at different stages of their career. This fund encourages and supports projects by woman, trans and non-binary songwriters, artist, bands and performers.
Music For All has grants open to everyone, supporting artists young or old trying to pursue their dreams. They also offer a community project funding for those wanting to create their creative projects across the UK. You can view the guidelines on Individual Grant here or for Community Grant here.
Steve Reid InNOVAtion Award is a creative development project, supporting outstanding emerging artists through expert mentorship and vital bursaries. This provides an opportunity for artists to make their music and receive support from the organisations. The artists could receive a grant up to £1,500 and mentoring from an experienced artist from the Steve Reid Foundation.
Open Fund for Creators supports the growth of excellent songwriter, artists and many more across the UK and encouraging their creative development. All artists or groups can apply to fund their projects that could help advance their career.