Applications for Round 12 will open at 10am on 8th January 2018 and close at midnight on 5th February 2018.The Music Export Growth Scheme is designed to make available grants ranging from £5,000 – £50,000 to UK-registered independent music companies to assist them with marketing campaigns when looking to introduce successful UK music projects overseas.Applicants must complete the application form online and submit it on or before the deadline. Word limits must be respected. Additional attachments are limited to a biography only.
Applications will be reviewed by the BPI and DIT and those successfully shortlisted will be considered by a panel of music industry experts, chaired by John Kennedy OBE. The panel will draw on the marketing expertise of a number of organisations including the Music Managers Forum (MMF), The Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) and the Association of Independent Music (AIM) as well as representatives of independent record labels and BPI.
You are eligible to apply if you are a UK-based music company with a turnover of less than €50 million and fewer than 250 employees, as per the EU definition of an SME (Small to Medium Enterprise).