The purpose of the Access to Music Making fund is to create access to high-quality music making opportunities outwith school time for children and young people aged 0 – 25 years (or, aged over 25 if they are disabled, care experienced and/or have been a young carer).

• Who can apply?
Applications to the Access to Music Making fund can come from organisations and individuals based in Scotland or who are delivering programmes within Scotland for the benefit of children and young people of Scotland.

• Budget and how much can you apply for
Up to £1.5m will be available for the Access to Music Making and Strengthening Youth Music Funds with funding being delivered through both Open and Targeted applications:

⁃ Open applications – supporting projects applying for between £1k – £30k, for up to 1 year of activity.

⁃ Targeted applications – Targeted funding applications are invited by Creative Scotland to apply for between £30k-£70k for activity which strategically addresses the aims of the programme.

• How to apply
All applications must be made through Creative Scotland’s online Funding Management System.

For information on how to register, access and complete the online application form please click on the following link:

• Deadline
Completed applications and supporting material should submitted through Creative Scotland’s online Funding Management System by Thursday 8 December, no later than 2pm.