05 02 2022


10:00 - 12:00


Signpost Events

Applying for funding by Making Music

About the event:

Many leisure-time music groups regularly consider making project fund applications to arts councils, trusts or foundations whilst others are considering it for the first time. This event will walk you through some of the usual things you can expect, and equip you with some best practice and tips to set you up for a much better chance of success, whether you’re applying for £250 or for £250,000!

We’ll talk about:

  • Why you might want funding
  • Where to find funding
  • Planning your application
  • Telling a story and showing a need
  • Budgets and Financial Documents
  • Pressing ‘Submit’
  • Success and evaluation
  • Anything else that comes up on the topic!

There will be an opportunity to ask questions via the chat function during the event.
There will be a short break during the event.

Who this event is for:
Anyone is welcome to attend this event, but it may be particularly helpful for Treasurers considering financial planning for their group, or others interested in diversifying income for their group. It will be of use whether you’re considering writing your first application or if you’ve some experience already and want to increase your chances of success.

As our events are in high demand, we are requesting that only one person per group books to attend, to allow as many different groups as possible to benefit.