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Other Opportunities

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Current Opportunities
Seed Funding & Creative Bursaries

Past EFDSS Opportunities
Musicians in Museums
Folk Expo

Information & Advice

ISM (Incorporated Society of  Musicians) has a number of useful webinars.  Current ones includes Sexual Harassment and  Knowing Your Rights; GDPR; An Introduction to PPL and many others 

Other Opportunities

Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund Young Scotland, Scotland
Closing Date: 9th March 2018

Midnight Friday, 16th March 2018

Funding available for Artists, Songwriters & Producers to attend the LA Sync Mission
Closing Date: 21st March 2018

The Transmission Fund
Closing Date: 30th March 2018

Fusion Funding England
Closing Date: 2nd April 2018

New Music Biennial 2019 open call for proposals
5th April 2018

Alan Surtees Trust
Closing Date: 9th April 2018

Live Music Now Auditions, Wales
9th & 10th April 2018

The Composers' Fund
Closing Date: 8th May 2018

Momentum Music Fund
Closing Date: 29th May 2018

The Oppenheim John Downes Memorial Trust
Closing Date: 7th October 2018

Writers Producer Fund PRS
Closing Date: Late 2017

International Showcase Fund PRS
Closing Date: Ongoing

Postgraduate Awards Help Musicians UK
Closing Date: Ongoing

Grant for the Arts Arts Council
Closing Date: Ongoing


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