New Round of Music Export Growth Scheme Open

The Music Export Growth Scheme is designed to make grants available to UK-registered independent music companies to assist them with marketing campaigns when looking to introduce successful UK music projects overseas.

Grants ranging from £5,000 to £50,000 are available. The programme can contribute a maximum of 70% of the necessary costs.

Grants are intended to fund international marketing campaigns that aim to expand audience and revenues for British artists overseas.

Eligible project costs include:

Marketing costs (including advertising and PR).

Tour support or venue costs including international travel.

Visa costs.

International promotion costs including hire of session musicians/ singers etc for television performances.

Expenditure to be taken into account will be external costs to the label or management, not normal running costs.

The next deadline for applications is 3 February 2020.

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