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Daphne Oram Trust Details Emergency Support Grants
Christian Eede , July 20th, 2020 11:40

The organisation is giving out six emergency relief grants of £500 each to support individuals in the UK working in electronic music and sound

The Daphne Oram Trust has shared details of a programme for emergency support grants amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The organisation, named after the late co-founder of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, has six grants to give out of £500 each to individuals in the UK working within the sphere of electronic music and sound.

The Daphne Oram Trust says that recipients can include "composers, sound designers, performers, artists, makers, curators, event producers, teachers, sound engineers or students," and applications for support are open online until 9pm BST on August 3, 2020. The organisation statement adds that "applications are particularly encouraged from women and people of minority genders, BAME/POC practitioners, disabled practitioners, and others who are currently under-represented in this area."

Decisions and payments will be made by August 21. "There is no requirement for you to propose or produce new work," the trust says. "These grants are offered as a means to overcome current financial hardship and to support your continuing development. However, if you are interested, we may be able to offer a platform to develop further online and live opportunities in the future."

Find more information here and find the application form for the grant here.

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