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Carlisle City Council is providing local businesses with free access to its local business support and grant portal provided by Open4Business. This is tailored for the Carlisle area and includes local, regional and national schemes.

Business can also search for funding relevant to their size and sector. To use the portal, you will first need to register with Open4Business.


Grants and Funding


Youth Music NextGen Fund

09 June 2021/Categories: Grants_and_Funding

Grants available to young creatives in Great Britain to help them take a step forward in participating and changing the music industries.

Fund Information

Funding body:
The National Foundation for Youth Music
Maximum value:
£ 2,500
Application deadline:


Youth Music NextGen Fund is provided to support young creatives who aspire to build and work in the music industries.

Objectives of Fund

The aim of the Fund is to help emerging musicians and behind the scenes creatives take a step forward in participating and changing the music industries.

Value Notes

Grants of up to £2,500 are available.

Who Can Apply

The Fund is open to 18-25 year old creatives (under-30s who identify as disabled) in Great Britain who lack the finance to develop their creative project or idea.

Eligible Expenditure

Funding can be used to launch a creative project, idea or business.

Costs linked to career development, audience development, marketing, equipment, software and business development can also be covered.


England, Scotland, Wales.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted by the deadline of 9 July 2021 (17:00).

Guidance notes and an application form are available on the Youth Music website.

Contact Youth Music for further information.

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Addresses and contacts

For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:

  1. Enquiries
    The National Foundation for Youth Music
    Suites 3-5 Swan Court
    9 Tanner Street
    SE1 3LE
    Tel: 0207 902 1060

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