£15,000+

Youth Music Programme

Youth Music is the UK’s largest children’s music charity, set up in 1999 to promote and support music-making opportunities for children with the least access. Youth Music’s vision is that 'life-changing' music-making is available to all children and young people.

Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust

The Catherine Cookson Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations working in the North East of England.

The Trust supports a wide range of activities including education and training, environment and conservation, arts and culture as well as general charitable purposes. The Trust’s principal aim is to identify and meet the local needs of the area in which Dame Catherine was brought up and resided.

Last year, the trust awarded around £970,000 in charitable donations.

Grants of between £250 and £100,000 are available.