FUNDING: Youth Music Network Grants – closing in May 2022

The Trailblazer and Catalyser Funds offer grants to support organisations working with young people facing barriers to make, learn and earn in music.

Both funding programmes are offered by the Youth Music Network and replace previous programmes.

The Trailblazer Fund offers grants of up £2,000 to £30,000 to people wanting to trial innovative ideas that test a new way of working or disrupt the status quo. This can include piloting new programmes, working with new technologies, or changing how things have always been done.

The Catalyser Fund offers established organisations with a track record grants want to sustain, scale up delivery or create change in sector practice. These are larger grants of £30,001 to £300,000 and there is a more detailed application process.

The closing date for applications to the Trailblazer Fund is 5pm on 13 May 2022.

The deadline for Expressions of Interest for the Catalyser Fund is 5pm on 27 May 2022.

Find out more about both programmes at the Youth Music Network website.