Final round of successful applicants announced
100 more members receive $2,000 grant
Sustainability Fund puts total of $650,000 into members' pockets
Congratulations to the 100 songwriter and composer members across Australia, New Zealand and residing around the world who have received a Sustainability Fund grant of $2,000.
These recipients join the 225 members announced in the first round of funding, with $450,000 dispersed. An additional $200,000 was made possible by the APRA Board following a tremendous response to the initial announcement.
We received 2,470 applications total, a staggering number that illustrates the grave impact the COVID crisis is having on music creators and the wider industry. The grant can fund anything that enables members to continue to create and sustain their career development during this challenging time.
How did the money get distributed? Here is a breakdown:
- 2,470 applicants
- 325 successful applicants
- $625,000 total funding
- Members identifying as female comprised 33% of overall applicants, and 43% of successful applicants