Arts Council England announces development grant for musicians

News: 21st November 2012 by Louise Dodgson under

Arts Council England will be passing on a government grant of £500,000 for a talent development scheme designed to assist in supporting UK musical talent. The money will be administered and distributed as a small grant scheme by an appointed body. 

Alan Davey, Chief Executive of Arts Council England, said: “Through this fund, we hope that we can remove some of the financial barriers that prevent artists in the contemporary popular music sector from progressing and reaching their full potential."

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