Creative Scotland's Youth Music Initiative has funding to:

  • Create access to high-quality music-making opportunities for young people aged 0-25 years, particularly for those that would not normally have the chance to participate.
  • Enable young people to achieve their potential in or through music making.
  • Support the development of the youth music sector for the benefit of young people.

There are three funding streams:

  • School-Based Music-Making - a targeted fund for local authorities.
  • Access to Music-Making - To create access to high-quality music-making opportunities for young people aged 0-25 years outwith school time. Grants of £1k-£40k available.
  • Strengthening Youth Music - To support individuals, organisations and networks to undertake strategic action or training that will strengthen the youth music sector in Scotland for the benefit of young people. Grants of £1k-£20k available.

Deadlines for Access to Music-Making and Strengthening Youth Music: 4 June, 20 August & 14 November 2018.

For more information, visit www.creativescotland.com/funding/funding-programmes/targeted-funding/youth-music-initiative