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PRS for Music Foundation - The Open Fund for Organisations
Created: 17/01/2023, Updated: 19/01/2023
PRS for Music Foundation's The Open Fund for Organisation supports new music projects led by promoters, large performance groups, talent development organisations, venues and curators. Projects must fits with all three funding priorities:
To support the creation, performance and promotion of outstanding new music in any genre: They are particularly interested in the quality of the music
To enable the UK’s most talented music creators to realise their potential: They are interested in how your project will develop the songwriters and composers involved. They are committed to supporting UK based songwriters and composers of all backgrounds
To inspire audiences: You will be asked to outline who you are reaching and how. This includes audiences at a local, regional, national or international level
Projects must involve the creation, performance and promotion of new music and enable songwriters, composers, solo artist, bands and performers of all backgrounds to develop creatively and professionally.
Who can apply
The Open Fund is available to any not-for-profit organisation based in the UK with an eligible project. This includes: Promoters; Festivals; Orchestras and large ensembles; Talent development or composer development organisations; Venues; Curators.
How to apply
The application form and guidance can be found on the Foundation's website.
When to apply
Deadlines occur twice per calendar year. All applications must be submitted by 18:00 on the day of the deadline. Your activity must be at least 10 weeks after the deadline.