Elizabeth Eagle-Bott Memorial Awards

Grants for blind or partially sighted musicians, for musical study, projects and events for the benefit of local, national and international communities. The charity awards three types of grant:

  • Major awards for individuals, of up to £10,000 per bid, to blind or partially sighted, UK citizens, aged 18 and over, to support their music making. These are awarded annually.
  • Major awards, of up to £15,000 per bid, for those working on behalf of the music making of blind or partially sighted, UK musicians. These are awarded annually.
  • Minor awards for individuals, of up to £500 per bid, to blind or partially sighted, UK citizens, aged 18 and over, to support their music making. These are awarded quarterly.

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

Applicants must be partially blind or blind, and a UK citizen.

How to apply?

Email RNIB to request an application form. Visit the RNIB's website to find out when the next application deadline is.

Applications are considered once a year, in May.

Please note: People who receive awards are required to arrange for invoices from third parties and to submit appropriate documentation for personal reimbursement. They are also required to submit quarterly reports for the Panel on the benefits of the funding.

Other information

The fund is run by RNIB (The Royal National Institute of Blind People). Visit RNIB's website for information on issues such as employment and eye health. RNIB also offers financial advice, and vision assessments to individuals with learning disability, dementia, stroke, autism or older people.

Contact details

Elizabeth Eagle-Bott Memorial Awards
RNIB
105 Judd Street
London
WC1H 9NE
Telephone: 020 7388 1266
Email: mas@rnib.org.uk
Web: http://www.rnib.org.uk/information-everyday-living-home-and-leisure-music/music-awards-and-funding

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