Funding Opportunity: Francis Chagrin Awards

Next Deadline Tuesday 27th November 2018
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Sound and Music

Want that helping hand in creating your new work?

The Francis Chagrin Award is for composers looking for that quick top-up to get them to the next step in creating a new work. An easy application process could lead to getting awarded on average £100 for costs associated with composing. Apply now before the next deadlines at Noon Tuesday 27th November 2018.

"Sound and Music is committed to supporting the extraordinary range of practices that make up new music in the UK, and this new award aims to provide regular support towards the costs associated with the making of work. Whatever style you are working in, whatever background you are from, if you are struggling with the costs of composing a new work, I would urge you to consider an application." - Richard Whitelaw, Sound and Music's Head of Programmes

Find out more about previous recipients of the Francis Chagrin Awards here.

How to Apply:

You may apply for the award at any time of year, completing a simple application form. There are three dates where applications are assessed across the financial year (April - March) in May, November and February.


Noon Tuesday 27th November 2018 for costs between 1st April 2018 - 31st March 2019.



Applications not received by noon on the next deadline will be considered in the next round, if eligble.


Francis Chagrin was the founder of the Society for the Promotion of New Music (SPNM).
During his career he composed symphonies, songs, chamber music, and over 200 film socres. His music is collected in Sound and Music's British Music Collection.

Next Deadline: Tuesday 27th November 2018

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Previous Recipients

Find out more about the latest recipients of the Francis Chagrin Awards here.


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