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SubCity Grant

 
 
 
 

Listen up!

Got an awesome idea that connects bands, fans and the causes they are passionate about? We wanna hear it! Sub City, the non-profit arm of Hopeless Records, is offering a $10,000 grant to help fund campaigns that make a positive impact. Maybe you want to start a music program for at-risk kids, or host a concert to raise money for clean water projects around the world? Bands and fans can partner with their favorite charity to send us their ideas. Submit them by the June 15th deadline and you could win the money to bring your ideas to life! Think big and get ready to make a positive impact.

The SubCity APMAs Grant will be given to fans or bands partnering with a non-profit organization to create campaigns that make a positive impact. See below who is eligible for the SubCity APMAs grant, how to submit your application, the timeline for submitting your grant application and how the grant winners are picked.


+ WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A SUB CITY GRANT?

Sub City grants are awarded to fans or bands partnering with a non-profit organization. Bands and fans can partner with 501C3 non-profit organizations to create a campaign which is eligible for a SubCity, grant provided the grant money is paid directly to the non-profit organization.


+ HOW DO I SUBMIT FOR A GRANT?

Bands and fans can submit an application on behalf of their favorite non-profit for their campaign/initiative to be funded in whole or in part through a SubCity grant by filling out the SubCity grant application form found on the SubCity web site, [LINK]. Grant applications are reviewed by a designated group of grant reviewers following the submission deadline for each grant currently:

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: May 9th, 2017 DEADLINE: June 15th, 2017

In order to be considered, these campaigns/initiatives must be actionable within 6 months of the contest deadline.


+ WHO PICKS THE RECIPIENTS FOR THE SUB CITY GRANTS?

A group of grant reviewers made up of Hopeless Staff, industry partners and cause experts review all the grants in order to pick the grant recipient. There are several criteria the grant reviewers use to rate each application including the following: i) how much impact will be made by the campaign/initiative, ii) does the campaign/initiative incorporate bands, musicians and the power of music to make a difference, iii) how likely is it that the campaign/initiative will be executed effectively, iv) how passionate and committed are those leading the campaign/initiative.