At Help Musicians, we believe that you, the music creators, really benefit from support which enables you to focus on three key areas of your career at the same time: making music, business development and health & wellbeing. So, this is exactly how Do It Differently supports musicians.
- £3,000 in financial support towards creative output
- 1:1 business advice sessions tailored to your needs and delivered via experienced music industry professionals, as coordinated by ThinkMusic
- 1:1 health consultation with British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) professionals, covering all aspects of a musician’s health, including physical and mental health needs and specialist referrals where required
Who can apply?
This support is for professional musicians of all genres and disciplines, with a focus on independent music creators who are controlling one or more aspects of their career (e.g. self-managing, self-releasing, self-producing).
You can be a solo artist, composer, group member, songwriter, producer or a multidisciplinary artist.
Further information about projects we can support and how to apply can be found in the guidelines.
Please read through these before applying and check out our advice for applications before applying below.
Applications open: 15th February
Applications close: 15th March, 9am
Application results: 19th April
Funding period begins: May 2021
Apply to the Do It Differently Fund here
Submit your reference here
We understand applicants will have different preferences in how they communicate their ideas, and therefore, you will have the option of answering some of the key questions either in writing or by video upload. Check out the blog section of the Help Musicians website to see some examples of these.