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Funding news - 09/02/2017

Training and Continuing Professional Development Fund Has Reopened

The Training and Continuing Professional Development Fund supports individuals, organisations and networks working outside of school settings to undertake continuing professional development.

This will help to strengthen youth music for the benefit of young people in Scotland.

Funding will enable improvement in the provision of youth music in Scotland with the following overarching objectives:

  • Delivering youth music in a manner which develops skills and confidence.
  • Developing and strengthening the youth music sector; enabling it to become more sustainable.
  • Supporting services to become high quality, continually improving and efficient, providing innovative responses for people's needs.

£50,000 available is available current budget, with awards ranging between £100 and £750 for individuals and £500 and £5,000 for organisations. Applicants should be residing in Scotland, working to benefit young people and may be an individual or an organisation.

Individuals should be already active in delivering youth music projects. Organisations should wish to provide training and professional development that will improve their capacity to deliver and develop music-making opportunities for young people.

The next deadline for this scheme is 31 March 2017, before 5pm.

For further information, interested parties should visit the Scottish Music Centre website

Source: Scottish Music Centre, 09/02/2017

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