Applications Open For PRS Foundation’s ‘Power Up’ Initiative For Black Music Creatives

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

12 Feb 2021

PRS have officially opened applications to the “Power Up” initiative, aimed at black music creatives and industry professionals. The scheme in partnership with YouTube Music, Beggars Group and the Black Music Coalition serves as a way address the institutional racism and create a support system for black creatives within the music industry.

The scheme includes a grant of up to £15,000, mentoring, free or discounted membership with some of the partners, workshops and webinars, support from the foundation’s partners, marketing support, mental health and wellbeing support.

Ambassadors for the project include Kano, Lady Leshurr, Ray BLK, Sabrina Washington, BBC radio presenter/DJs Tiffany Calver and DJ Target and Co-President of 0207 Def Jam Alex Boateng.

The deadline is 6pm, March 10th with successful applicants being announced in April 2021. To apply and for more information click here