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YCAT Give 2021

Donate once, make twice the impact - help us meet the increased demand for support for young musicians by supporting our match funding campaign: YCAT Give!


Author: Kieran Jones

Target amount: £25,000.00

Amount raised: £10,825.70

Video: How do you get funders to connect with your artistic project?

Highlight clip from 21cMusician event in June 2021: Funding Focus with Manchester Collective


Author: Helen Carvell

Our Impact


Freelance musicians supported since September 2020


National & International engagements in 2018/19


Increase in international engagements over past three seasons 


Raised for our Covid-19 Hardship Fund to help YCAT Artists

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