Our website uses cookies. See our cookies page for information about them and how you can remove or block them. Click here to opt in to our cookies

Youth Music Initiative

Guitarist from Feis Ros (photo: dgordonphotography)

About the Project

Creative Scotland administers the Scottish Government's Youth Music Initiative (YMI) which aims to create access to high quality music making opportunities for young people, offer young people the chance to achieve their potential in or through music making, and support the development of the youth music sector for the benefit of young people.

Sign up to the YMI Mailing List

Email (required)
First Name
Surname
Organisation


Tick to confirm you want to receive information about new YMI fund announcements and reminders of key application deadlines, along with important updates about the Initiative


Latest Stories from YMI:

Youth Music Initiative Impact Report 2016/17

Key findings, full report and case studies from an impact focused review of the Youth Music Initiative during 2016/17.

Published: 07 Mar 2018

Over £660,000 enables young people to access music

Over £660,000 of Youth Music Initiative funding announced today, coincides with the publication of a new report revealing the positive and wide reaching impact on young people nationwide of the YMI during 2015/16.

Published: 23 Nov 2016

Youth Music Initiative Impact Report 2015/16

Key findings, full report and case studies from an impact focused review of the Youth Music Initiative during 2015/16.

Published: 22 Nov 2016

Young People Access Music-Making Activities

Young people across Scotland will enjoy access to high-quality music-making opportunities thanks to £275,545 funding from the Youth Music Initiative (YMI).

Published: 28 Jul 2016

£10 million to boost youth music

Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced £10 million continued funding for the refreshed Youth Music Initiative and revealed the recipients of £1.1million funding, in a key note speech stressing the vital role the arts have to play in tackling youth inequality at Music For Youth Exchange.

Published: 04 Mar 2016