Get funding

Did you know that as a young person, you may be eligible to apply for funding to help you with your music? Here’s a list of the funders we know about and which has kindly been supplied by the EMI Foundation. Good luck!

EMI application form

EMI list of other funders that can help (download)

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Gloucester Roundhouse Exchange Creative Bursary

If you are aged 16-30, living or working in Gloucester and want to develop your creative skills through a particular event or workshop, then this is for you.

Gloucester Roundhouse Exchange (GRHEx) is an exciting partnership between Gloucester Culture Trust, Gloucester Guildhall, The Music Works and Strike A Light and the iconic music and performing arts venue in Camden, London- The Roundhouse.

As part of the project we want to support young artists and creatives in Gloucester to develop their skills. The GRHEx bursaries are designed to help cover the costs of attending events or workshops which will help develop your creative skills or career.

If you’re a musician, performer, producer, promoter or young creative and you live or work in Gloucester then you can apply.

Festivals & Events Innovation Fund

Are you a young or emerging artist? Or a creative wanting to try out new ideas? Passionate about creating new work? Do you have ideas of how to develop festivals & events in the city? Want to make Gloucester a better place to work, live & play?

Gloucester Culture Trust are launching the Festivals & Events Innovation Fund which will provide grants between £500 – £1,500 for artists and creatives to develop their own ideas to take place alongside or as part of existing festivals and events in Gloucester.

You may want to develop a new performance piece, create a new participation event, produce a film or artwork to be shown, or you may have another idea.  There is a total of £20,000 to be awarded, and you can apply for this funding to create/deliver a single one-off project, or as match funding towards an existing project that you are working on.