Grant assistance available to musicians in Dundee for professional and creative development activity.
The maximum grant is £500.
Applicants are encouraged to request the appropriate sum of money required for their project and not to expect to receive the maximum grant available. The number and size of grants made will be dependent upon the applications received. The awards panel reserves the right to offer a different amount to that requested.
The Dundee Musicians' Award Scheme is provided by Dundee City Council.
The aim of the scheme is to provide assistance to Dundee-based musicians towards professional development, researching and creating new work in any genre.
Eligible activity can include, for example:
- Short-term or one-off training courses.
- Conference fees.
- Other experiences which lead to improved professional skills.
- Travel to see work.
- Working with new partners or producers to create new work.
- Establishing contacts and partnerships.
- Exploring opportunities for future projects.
- Collaborations and co-writing.
- Retrospective funding (funding for activity that has already taken place).
- Recording of demos.
- Equipment costs.
The scheme is open to Dundee based musicians only ie musicians who live and work within the Dundee City Council boundary. Applicants may be of any age and at any stage of their career. All applicants will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to developing their practice.
For further information, interested parties should contact the funding provider
Priority will be given to proposals which will lead to enhanced performance and creative skills. Examples of activities may be:
- short-term or one-off training courses;
- conference fees;
- other experiences which lead to improved professional skills;
- travel to see work;
- working with new partners or producers to create new works;
- establishing contacts and partnerships;
- exploring opportunities for future projects; and
- collaborations and co-writing.
The next application deadline for this scheme is 31 July 2017.
Current application forms are available for download from Dundee City Council website.
Applicants will be required to submit supporting audio material with their application, which may include material on CD, DVD or MP3 formats.
Contact the provider for further information.