Learn about various opportunities currently available that can support or be of value to local individuals and organisations in the LCR music sector including; funding opportunities, job vacancies and auditions, training and development prospects, and sector specific events.

If you have a relevant opportunities to share with the sector you can list them on this page my completing the form below.

Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants

National Lottery Project Grants is our open access programme for arts, museums and libraries projects. The fund supports thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations.

The fund will focus on the needs of smaller independent organisations and individual practitioners

Deadline: 31/08/2022 Apply Now


PROPELLER sits at the heart of the artist empowerment revolution. Through our new FREE artist membership scheme, we want to work with early-career and established artists with huge potential, to help them develop their creative practice, build their audience and establish robust career foundations.

To become a PROPELLER member, fill out the short form. Our members have access to a useful resource bank, opportunities to book in regular mentor sessions at FUTURE YARD and also online, demo listening sessions, access to an in-depth programme of workshops and masterclasses to help you progress creatively and professionally, and more!

Deadline: 31/08/2022 Apply Now
Help Musicians

Help Musicians Transmission Fund

To help you further develop as a musician, Transmission can provide £1,500 to support opportunities that enhance your skills or artistic practice. This could be a virtual conference to learn more about the industry, an online course to enhance your skills, 1:1 coaching or an online masterclass with an expert, or perhaps some time to work with a mentor.

You are free to specify opportunities relevant to your own circumstances and ambitions – whether it’s a course or 1-on-1 time you need to hone your skills.

Support is open to emerging and professional musicians of all genres and disciplines.

Deadline: 09/09/2022 Apply Now
Help Musicians

Fusion Fund

Collaboration between musicians and creatives such as lighting designers, choreographers and visual artists can make music even more powerful. However, financing these activities can be a barrier to making them a reality, which is why Help Musicians can provide financial support to help develop new ideas and create a collaborative end product with music at its heart.

Musicians can apply for up to £5,000 to undertake a UK-based collaboration between themselves and another non-music artists, for example storytellers, lighting designers, choreographers, technologists, scientists, gaming designers, theatre directors, visual artists etc.

Deadline: 19/09/2022 Apply Now
Help Musicians

MOBO Help Musicians Fund

The MOBO Help Musicians Fund exists to facilitate opportunities for musicians making Hip Hop, Grime, R&B, Soul, music of African origin, Reggae, Jazz and Gospel.

Whether you need financial support to get into the studio, business advice to help market your new release, investment into merchandise to elevate your brand or a grant to hire your dream session musicians, the MOBO Help Musicians Fund may be able to support you.

The MOBO Help Musicians Fund offers a package of support including: £3,000 grant towards music project, 1:1 business advice sessions tailored to each awardee’s individual needs and 1:1 health consultation with British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) professionals.

Deadline: 22/11/2022 Apply Now
Help Musicians

Do It Differently Fund

Do It Differently Fund exists to support musicians to create new music, develop their skills, and build income streams and business skills to drive their careers forward with the tools they need, regardless of genre or career stage.

Whether you need financial support to get into the studio, business advice to help market your new release, investment into merchandise to elevate your brand or a grant to hire your dream session musicians, Do It Differently Fund may be able to support you.

Deadline: 22/11/2022 Apply Now
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