In these sections we ask for specific financial information.
Find out what happens once your application has been submitted, and what happens once a decision has been reached.
As part of the Help Musicians support, you’ll receive six hours of dedicated one-to-one business advice from industry experts, who are there to help you shape or rethink your business plans.
We know a budget can be tricky, but it’s also incredibly useful for focusing and understanding your plans. Use your timeline as a prompt while you work through this, making sure you account for all costs at each step.
"For all of us, 2020 was one of the most challenging years in our collective history, and it certainly was within the 99 year history of Help Musicians, as we enter our centenary year."
Graham Sheffield delivers a speech at the Association of British Orchestras conference 2021.
But how do you budget for marketing and PR? There is a balance to be struck when it comes to having the right amount of ‘PR push’ within your campaign, and explaining how you will apply PR is crucial to a successful funding application, Creative Programme Officer, Barnaby Duff explains.