Funding to Provide Musical Moments of Joy for People Living with Dementia (UK)

Funder: Music For All

Funding Available: Up to £3,000

Closing Date: 17 June, 2024

Available to: Community Interest Companies, Constituted Groups, Not for Profit Groups, Registered Charities

Type of Fund: Local,National

About this Funding:

Small grants of up to £2,000 are available to local organisations that use music making to support people living with dementia and their carers in the UK.

The funding can support costs associated with rehearsals/performance(s) including transport for participants.

To be eligible, applicants will need to evidence the following:

  • That they are a UK constitution club, society or other entity with a registered bank account in the name of the music making group, or
  • That they are or are hosted by a charitable organisation (registered charity, CIO) with a bank account in its name and a charity registration number (eg faith centre, dementia support organisation) or
  • That they are a UK statutory body eg NHS or hosted by a registered care home with a registered CQC number.
  • The membership and work of the music making activity demonstrates charitable purpose.
  • The music making activity includes people living with dementia and their carers within its membership and the application describes how the grant will provide a musical moment(s) of joy for a person or people living with dementia (e.g. costs associated with rehearsals/performance(s) including transport for participants.

Priority will be given to applications from underrepresented communities, such as those from the Global Majority, and those showing the people receiving support, or are intentionally being targeted, share a particular identity or lived experience.

The deadline for applications is 17 June 2024 (8am).

Funding Criteria:

More information available directly from the funder.

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