School Based Music Making (Formula Fund)


This fund aims to fulfil the YMI Scottish Government commitment that every school pupil in Scotland should be offered a year of free music tuition by the time they leave primary school.

For other projects, the aims is to tackle inequality and engage young people (of any school age) who would not otherwise be able to participate in meaningful and high-quality music making opportunities.

Who Can Apply

This is a targeted fund for Scotland’s 32 Local Authorities and Jordanhill School. Activity supported through this route commences at the beginning of the academic year in August 2023.

For more information on local authority YMI programmes contact your YMI Formula Fund contact (Word document).


YMI Formula Fund Promotion Pack

As an organisation which has received funding through YMI, we encourage you to celebrate your funded activities through effective promotion.

YMI Formula Fund Contacts 2021-22

Download the YMI Formula Fund Contacts in Word format.

YMI Formula Fund Guidance 2022/23

Download the YMI Formula Fund guidance notes for 2022/23 in .pdf format