New Open Fund and Women Make Music Grantees Announced
Our February deadline for the Open Fund and Women Make Music was record-breaking! We had so many amazing applicants and so we’re very proud to reveal the grantees, most of whom are undertaking funded activity already.
See the full list of grantees and more information about each fund below.
The Open Fund for Music Creators
The Open Fund for Music Creators supports the development of outstanding songwriters and composers of all genres and backgrounds at different stages of their career. The fund can support projects by songwriters, composers, or artists, bands, producers and performers who are writing their own music or commissioning others. Read more.
Carwyn Ellis & Rio 18
Maria Chiara Argirò
Robert Reid Allan
The Vonnegut Collective : Gemma Bass, Gary Farr
Vidirian: Dali De Saint Paul, Liz Muir, Caitlin Alais Callahan, Laura Phillips, Esme Betamax
The Open Fund for Organisations
The Open Fund for Organisations supports new music projects led by promoters, talent development organisations, venues, festivals, curators and large performance groups. Projects must involve the creation, performance and promotion of new music and enable songwriters, composers, or solo artists, bands, producers and performers of all backgrounds to develop creatively and professionally. Read more.
Battersea Arts Centre
Manchester International Festival
Marsden Jazz Festival
Celtronic Derry Ltd
Out Loud Music CIC
English Folk Expo
Alexander Whitley Dance Company
Greater Manchester Arts Centre (HOME)
Mixed In Sheffield Projects LTD
Knee Deep Festival
The Irene Taylor Trust
Clwb Ifor Bach
Ebony Steel Band Trust
Magical Productions Community Interest Company
The Barbican Centre Trust
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Sound Four Ltd (aka London Contemporary Music Festival or LCMF)
The Night With…
UPROAR | Wales New Music Ensemble
Three Spires Singers
Royal Philharmonic Society
Women Make Music
Women Make Music supports the development of outstanding women, trans and non binary songwriters and composers of all genres and backgrounds at different stages of their career. The fund can support projects by women, trans and non binary songwriters, composers, artists, bands and performers who are writing their own music. Read more.
Carla J. Easton
ARQ: Alison Rayner Quintet
CHERYM , Hannah Richardson , Nyree Porter , Alannagh Doherty