Arts Council England and PRS for Music Foundation has launched a £500,000 grant to help develop the careers of new bands/musicians.
Funded by the National Lottery, the Momentum Music Fund will award individual grants, worth between £5,000 and £15,000, to up to 75 deserving acts over the next two years.
Artists and bands working in any music genre can apply for grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 to support their artistic development and career.
Record labels, music managers, music publishers and other industry professionals can apply on their artists’ behalf, but must outline how funding will drive their career development.
The first deadline is Friday 28 June 2013 and awards will be announced in early August 2013, with later rounds scheduled for October and January 2014.
More information is here: http://www.prsformusicfoundation.com/Funding/Momentum-Music-Fund