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New Sustaining Creativity Fund from PRS Foundation

PRS Foundation is offering grants to support artists, songwriters and composers in creating, developing and music making – however that looks in our current times.

Published: 06 April 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:30 PM
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The fund aims to assist songwriters and composers complete planned musical activities despite the huge barriers presented by COVID-19. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

This new fund is not an emergency hardship fund – for details of emergency hardships funds see our list – but aims to assist songwriters and composers complete planned musical activities despite the huge barriers presented by COVID-19.

Musicians based in the UK who play an active role in the creation of new music are eligible, and the first round of applications opens on Monday 6 April.

For full details on the fund, see PRS Foundation’s website.

If you are looking for emergency hardship funding, or other forms of financial support including Government benefits, see our Financial Support page.

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