Help Musicians UK open Transmission Fund

The independent charity Help Musicians UK has today (Monday) opened applications to the Transmission Fund, which supports artists creative practice and professional development.

The fund supports opportunities including short courses, workshops, training and short-term periods of mentoring through grants of £500 to £1,500.

Emerging and professional musicians of all genres and disciplines are eligible to apply, from instrumentalists to composers, producers, conductors, vocalists, singer-songwriters and extends to ensembles of six or less.

Applications are welcomed from musicians that are over 18 with exceptional ability in their field and are in financial need without significant backing.

If applying as a group 50 percent of the group must meet the criteria and the group must have been playing together for at least a year.

Funding covers travel, accommodation and access costs related to the eligible opportunities.

The deadline for Round 4 of the Transmission Fund closes on Monday 5 August with the results announced on 28 August and funding beginning Monday 9 September.

Only one Transmission Fund grant is available per 12-month period.

For more information and to apply, please visit

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