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We are extremely saddened to see the doors of Scotland’s invaluable independent venues close during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis. While it is absolutely crucial these steps are taken as a precaution in the interest of staff and public safety, they now need your support more than ever in order to safeguard their futures…(Read More)

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a financial package to assist self-employed individuals facing financial difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of self-employed individuals will receive direct cash grants though a ground-breaking UK-wide scheme to help them during the outbreak…(Read More)

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Greater clarification has now been provided on the business (non-domestic) rates relief (discounts) offered by the Scottish Government. Music businesses are listed in the Leisure category covered by the scheme, which includes arts centres, cinemas, music venues, studios, live music venues and theatres…(Read More)

Fiona Hyslop Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture

On Wednesday 18 March Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture in the Scottish Government, announced a financial support package for businesses in Scotland worth £2.2Bn. Following the UK Chancellor’s announcement on Tuesday pledging a £330Bn package, the Scottish Government’s additional funding provides much needed financial assistance to struggling…(Read More)

MVT Open Letter to Boris Johnson

In an eloquent, reasonable, rational letter, the Music Venue Trust chief executive Mark Davyd asks the UK’s Prime Minister to find a £40M funding package to save grassroots music venues from going under as the country takes necessary measures to tackle the public health emergency presented by the Coronavirus pandemic…(Read More)

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Funding Resources

Sources of funding, and information and advice relating to it, for individuals and businesses affects by the response to the coronavirus crisis…(Read More)

via Scottish Music Centre Deadline: 31 March 2019 at 17:00 To support those who work outwith school settings to undertake continuing professional development that will strengthen youth music in Scotland for the benefit of young people. Guidelines This fund is provided by Youth Music Initiative and administered on their behalf by Scottish Music Centre…(Read More)

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