Funding for music educators

Please check individual websites for details on eligibility, applications and deadlines.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Teacher Development Award

The Teacher Development Fund's aim is to support the delivery of effective arts-based teaching and learning opportunities in the primary classroom, and to embed learning through the arts in the curriculum. It aims to do this through supporting teachers and school leaders to develop the necessary skills, knowledge, confidence and experience.

The Goldsmith Company: Grants for Teacher

The Goldsmiths’ Grant for Teachers provides teachers and head teachers with an opportunity to take time out from the classroom in order to undertake an original project of their choice, in the UK or abroad, aimed at enhancing their personal and professional development.

The Edge Grant Fund

The grant is awarded biennially to applicants whose projects support Edge’s Strategic Priorities and address at least two of its five funding themes.

Music for All

Music for All's Grant Application process aims to support projects in fulfilling their potential and becoming truly sustainable music programmes.

Youth Music

Youth Music invest in projects that support the musical, personal and social development of children and young people. They also support positive outcomes for organisations and their workforce.

Education Support Partnership: Training and Development Fund

This fund was created in partnership with the CSIS Charity Fund to assist staff in education with the cost of education-related training and former education staff to re-enter the sector.

Scottish Music Centre: Training and CPD Fund

This fund supports individuals, organisations and networks to undertake training and continuing professional development that will strengthen youth music in Scotland for the benefit of young people.

Creative Scotland: Youth Music Initiative Funding

This funding initiative aims to create access to high-quality music-making opportunities for young people aged 0-25 years. There are several routes to apply, including School-based Music-Making, Access to Music-Making and Strengthening Youth Music.

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