The Audio Content Fund is a new scheme supported by the UK Government to provide funding for original radio and audio production.
In October 2018 the Government announced its plans for a three year ‘contestable fund’ pilot scheme of up to £60million that will support the provision and plurality of public service content in genres and networks where it is currently financially difficult to fund production.
Helen Boaden to Chair Audio Content Fund Panel
The panel will assess all bids for funding, and will comprise of Helen Boaden, Mukti Jain Campion, Kate Cocker, and John Myers, working closely with Managing Director Sam Bailey.Read More
Audio Content Fund Bidding Guidelines published
The Guidelines for those seeking to bid for funding are now available, with details of assessment criteria and the dates of the three funding rounds in 2019.
The Audio Content Fund is a not-for-profit company established by AudioUK and Radiocentre to distribute funding independently from Government.