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At the heart of English folk
Talent Development

Seed Funding

The EFDSS Creative Seed Funding is an award of £750 to be given to new and emerging artists/groups of artists who wish to explore new creative ideas in the genre of English folk music.  There are three awards to be made. 

Application Critieria

Applicants should be in the early stages of their professional development who consider themselves professional musicians or are on the path to a professional music career within English folk music.

Applicants must have a genuine desire and commitment to building a professional career in English folk music and can be solo artists, collaborations or groups of any size.

Applications are now open

Closing date for applications       Friday 27 April 2018
Bursary Announcement               Thursday 31 May 2018
Bursaries to be completed by     Thursday 28 February 2019

EFDSS is a PRS for Music Foundation Talent Development Partner and is funded by Arts Council England.

Image: India Electric Company, Seed Fund 2017

Guidelines    Application Form PDF    Application Form Word

 

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