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What to expect from the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award
Sam Healey
Skeltr
23rd September 2020

In 2019, at a crucial point in his career, Manchester-based Sam Healey’s punk-jazz group Skeltr received the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award. Here, Healey tells us about why he knew he was ready to apply, his audition and the positive ripple effect the Award has had on his career trajectory.

Add to your creative toolkit with support from Help Musicians’ Transmission Fund
Barnaby Duff
Creative Programme Officer
30th April 2020

Transmission Fund offers grants for short periods of development, including online courses, 1:1 coaching, conference attendance, songwriting academies and masterclasses. Having been adapted for a socially-distanced landscape, Help Musicians’ Creative Programme Officer Barnaby Duff explains how the Transmission Fund might be able to assist your career, even in lockdown.

An easy, step-by-step guide to filling out a funding application
Barnaby Duff
Creative Programme Officer
18th November 2019

When you’re applying for funding with Help Musicians, you're asked three fundamental questions: your past (your bio), your present (your project) and your future (the impact of your project). Creative Programme Officer Barnaby Duff talks you through each one in this helpful step-by-step guide. 

Applying for funding using a video application
Joe Danher
Creative Programme Officer
9th September 2019

Creative Programme Officer Joe Danher takes you through the dos and don'ts of putting together a strong video application for the Do It Differently Fund. 

Do It Differently Q&A with Creative Programme Officer, Joe Danher
Joe Danher
Creative Programme Officer
16th April 2019

Help Musicians UK’s Creative Programme Officer, Joe Danher, talks through his tips for submitting a top-notch Do It Differently application.

Love Never Fails
Matt (a.k.a Digital Pilgrimz)
Musician
21st June 2018

Hear from Matt (a.k.a Digital Pilgrimz) on the power of music in aiding his recovery, and how Help Musicians UK has helped him through his mental health challenges.