24th January 2022

Posted by Creative Colchester

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Power Up music programme now open for applications

Set up and managed by the PRS Foundation, the Power Up initiative brings together music industry partners across all sectors to accelerate change and remove barriers for Black music creators and industry professionals.

In 2022/23, the programme will support:

  • 20 x Black music creators
    • Artists, songwriters, composers and producers who are involved in the creative process and may be working in any genre, based anywhere in the UK.
  • 20 x Black executives and industry professionals
    • Industry professionals working in any sector of the music industry, anywhere in the UK. This includes employees and entrepreneurs, freelancers and self-employed professionals.

Programme participants receive the following benefits:

  • Grant support of up to £15,000.
  • Capacity building and mentoring.
  • Access to partners.
  • Marketing support.
  • Taking part in the Power Up network.

Black artists, songwriters, composers and producers working in any music genre are invited to apply.

The deadline for applications for the 2022/23 programme is 17 February 2022 (18:00 GMT).

For more information visit Power Up Participant Programme – PRS for Music Foundation (prsfoundation.com)