£1,000-£5,000

Youth Music Programme

Grants are available to a range of organisations for music projects in England that increase the number of children and young people across England who have the opportunity to take part in high-quality musical activities, particularly those who are experiencing challenging circumstances and who face barriers to music making.

The Radcliffe Trust

The Trust supports classical music performance and training especially chamber music, composition and music education. Particular interests within music education are music for children and adults with special needs, youth orchestras and projects at secondary and higher levels, including academic research.

Applications are considered under the following headings:

1989 Willan Charitable Trust

Registered charities based in, or benefitting, residents of Teesside, County Durham, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland may apply. Local charitable organisations are viewed more favourably than large national organisations.

Community and voluntary groups that are not able to register as charities may apply with a letter of support from a suitable registered charity (such as a local CVS) which is willing to hold the grant on their behalf.

Priority will be given to projects which address one or both of the following:

The Wixamtree Trust

The Wixamtree Trust is a general grant-making Trust whose Trustees have decided to focus most of their support on organisations and projects based or operating in Bedfordshire.

Funding is intended to support registered charities and local community organisations with general charitable purposes for the benefit of residents in Bedfordshire.

Registered charities and other charitable organisations which are either based or running projects and services in Bedfordshire can apply.

Minimum Value of the grant is £1,000. Maximum Value is £10,000.

One Stop Carriers for Causes Grants

The One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ grants programme, administered by Groundwork, is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores in England, Wales and Scotland.

The funding is intended for local not-for-profit organisations that have projects located within two miles of a One Stop store in England, Scotland or Wales.

The grants will cover the direct costs needed to deliver the project which must meet at least one of the programme's outcomes:

Calmcott Trust

The Calmcott Trust offers grants to charitable organisations active in the UK, particularly Yorkshire.
The scheme is intended to support organisations undertaking projects in the following areas:

  • Health.
  • Education.
  • Social welfare.The arts.

Applicants should note that the Trust does not maintain a website or an email address.
Applications must be made in writing.
The value of funding is at the discretion of the Trustees.