Get Creative Festival 2019

Get Creative Festival shines a light on all the great cultural activity that takes place right across the UK on a regular basis a

Guest blog: Singing belongs to everyone

When I was trying to justify my existence as a music student I often suffered from crises of confidence.

The Hedley Denton Charitable Trust

The Hedley Denton Charitable Trust provides grants to charitable organisations in the UK. The scheme aims to fund projects on the following:

  • Medical research and care
  • Youth development
  • Disabled people
  • The arts

Assisting the disadvantaged both at home and overseas. Preference is given to organisations in the North East of England. 

Maximum Value £2000, minimum value £100.

Hadrian Trust

Grants are available to help social welfare and charitable organisations working to improve the lives of people in the North East of England, and particular focus is placed on groups working in the fields of social welfare, youth, disability, the elderly, women, ethnic minorities, educations, arts and the environment.

Grants may be for a specific project or part of a project, purchase of equipment or as a contribution to running costs.

Fidelio Charitable Trust

The Fidelio Charitable Trust was established in 2008 in support of the Arts in the UK. The Trustees aim to help individual and groups who would not be able to carry out a project or activity without financial support, particularly those who are at an early stage in their careers. Such individuals and groups must be recommended by an appropriate person in an institution, college, Arts Festival and similar organisations. Applications by those seeking support for themselves will not be considered by the trustees.

British Composer Award nominations 2018

We're thrilled to announce that two composers from our Adopt a Composer project have been nominated for the 2018 British Composer

Edmund Hunt: 'Vita Hominum'

Edmund Hunt on final amendments and writing spacial awareness into a score.

The Delius Trust

The Trust promotes the music of Frederick Delius and of British composers born since 1860, by giving help towards the cost of performances, publications and recordings.

The Trustees currently make grants in a number of areas including financing performances of particularly unusual or major works in the UK and encouraging more performances in other countries, particularly where the copyright continues to run. 

The Gillian Dickinson Trust

The Gillian Dickinson Trust offers support to small charities in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and County Durham. Its aims are to promote creativity in young people and to help those who have a deprived life.  Applicants should be aware that the charity is looking to support projects which will be life changing for the recipient charity and/or its beneficiaries. 

In the past it has provided grants to support the Young Pianist of the North and Youth Opera in the North East.

Grants are available up to around £40,000.

Applications are made via the website.