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Application Process

Music for All’s funding round 3 is NOW OPEN!

Music for All’s next funding round is NOW OPEN to applicants!

We’re delighted to be offering an instrument-only funding round to community projects and individuals. We are also opening applications to the Harris Foundation Schools Progression Award for schools looking to enhance and expand their music provision. 

Please read the eligibility criteria and instructions carefully before applying. For further information and FAQs see here.

Applications for these awards categories should be made by 8am on 30 September 2024.

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Community Project awards

The Harris Foundation Schools Progression award is open to schools looking to deepen their music provision and support/or continue to support groups of music makers within their school. This funding proposal should add additional sophistication to existing music education provision and allow more pupils to appreciate the many benefits of music making
Funds can be used to support any type of ensemble including bands, orchestras or informal groups and should be put towards the purchase of instruments, studio equipment, specialised teaching support or other items specifically designed to support the establishment and/or continuation of music groups. A grant of up to £5000 is available for this award. Successful applicants will be required to document their progress in regular reports and supply evidence of progress over a 12 month period.
This plug-in comprises thousands of world-class sounds spanning all genres of music, suitable for producers and musicians alike. With comprehensive MIDI compatibility and specific Stage and Studio windows, map to your controller and create playlists for live performances or add studio-grade effects for mixing. Suitable for use with standalone VST, AAX or Audio Unit. Applicants should be able to demonstrate how their group is already working with technology and how this software will enhance their work. Applicants can apply for up to three Arturia Analog Lab V controllers.
This award is open to community-based groups using electric guitars and amplifiers to support disadvantaged music makers; they must illustrate the impact this award will have on advancing the music making of their group. Please note that the electric guitars are supplied with amplifiers but not cases. Please note left handed guitars are also available. Applicants can apply for up to five electric guitars and amplifiers.
The Maestro Online Masterclasses for this instrument.
This award is open to community-based groups using drum kits to support disadvantaged music makers; they must illustrate the impact this award will have on advancing the music making of their group. Please note each kit includes drum sticks; electric drum kits are also available. NB no drum cases are provided. Applicants can apply for one drum kit which is provided with drumsticks.
The Maestro Online Masterclasses for this instrument.
This bundle offer is open to applications from community and educational groups working with deprived or marginalised communities and/or developing music education for those living in the area. NB no cases are provided. Applicants can apply for up to one bundle which includes 25 ukuleles.
The Maestro Online Masterclasses for this instrument.
This bundle offer is open to applications from community and educational groups working with disadvantaged communities and developing music education for those living in the area. NB no cases are provided. Applicants can apply for up to 10 pbuzz instruments.
This award is open to community-based groups using keyboards to support disadvantaged music makers; applicants must illustrate the impact this award will have on advancing the music making of their group. Please note no cases are provided. Applicants can apply for up to five keyboards with accessories.
The Maestro Online Masterclasses for this instrument.

Individual awards

This award is open to individuals using keyboards to support their personal music making journeys; they must illustrate the impact this award will have on them and their music making. Please note no cases or additional amplifiers are provided. 
Successful applicants will also receive access to a DecPlay online course.
This plug-in comprises thousands of world-class sounds spanning all genres of music, suitable for producers and musicians alike. With comprehensive MIDI compatibility and specific Stage and Studio windows, map to your controller and create playlists for live performances or add studio-grade effects for mixing. Suitable for use with standalone VST, AAX or Audio Unit. Applicants should be able to demonstrate how this technology will support their individual music making journeys.
This award is open to individuals in need of a drum kit to advance their music making; they must illustrate the impact this award will have on advancing their music making. Please note each kit includes drum sticks; electric drum kits are also available. NB no drum cases are provided. Successful applicants will also have access to
The Maestro Online Masterclasses for this instrument.

Alternative funding

Should you find the grants on offer in this round unsuitable for your needs or you do not meet the eligibility criteria for Music for All funding a ‘Funding Wizard’ resource is available on the Help Musicians website. Help Musicians UK is a leading UK charity for professional musicians of all genres and age-groups. 

Our Grant Recipients