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a-n Bursaries: Time Space Money

a-n The Artists Information Company is offering bursaries of £500 - £1,500 to help support those whose livelihoods have been impacted by Coronavirus Covid-19.

Deadline for : 7th May 2020

Arts Council Funding

We are making £20 million available to individuals working in the cultural sector, including artists, creative practitioners and freelancers.


A fund of £5m has therefore been created to help reduce the worry many musicians are experiencing about their mounting household expenses.

Eligible musicians are able to apply for a one-off payment of £500 through an online form.


The second round of this fund is now open. Offering a grant of £3,000, musicians will be supported to navigate the current uncertainty due to the Coronavirus outbreak, and to find new ways of remaining creative and productive during self-isolation.

Deadline for applications Friday 1 May 2020, 17:00

Sound and Music

Grants of £500 are available for UK based composers and music creators who have lost work due to the Covid-19 crisis to undertake creative or professional development.

Deadline for applications Wednesday 29th April 2020 at 17:00

PRS Foundation

At PRS Foundation we have many initiatives that provide financial support for the creation, performance, and/or promotion of outstanding music. Please use the links below to find out what opportunities are appropriate for you.

Sustaining Creativity Fund

A new fund from PRS Foundation designed to respond to the changing needs of music creators, helping artists and music writers create and develop when they need it most with grants of up to £750 for each awardee.

The second round of applications opens Monday 4 May and closes Monday 11 May at 18:00.

Artist in Lockdown

The FACT Together scheme will offer 10 early-career artists working in the North of England a grant of £1,500 each plus 3 months of support to develop an idea to be presented online.

Deadline for submissions is midnight Sunday 26 April 2020.

Creative Scotland -Bridging Bursary fund

This fund is targeted at freelance artists and freelance creative practitioners who derive a significant proportion of their income from working in the not-for-profit sector in Scotland and have experienced a loss of earnings as a result of COVID-19.

Music for All

Not everyone is fortunate enough to have access to musical instruments and lessons. Our Grant Application process allows us to help people fulfil their musical dreams. Young, old, regardless of personal or life challenges, we truly want music to be for all.

Eaton Fund

The Eaton Fund can provide grants to help male or female artists and art students.

The Trustees have made grants to fund art materials, items of equipment and exhibition costs, such as framing.

Grants are restricted to artists and students working in the visual arts fields, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, print-making, photography, and video installations.

Enter as an individual, leave as a collective.