Music Capital Scheme

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Applications are now open for the Music Network Music Capital Scheme 2024.

The Music Capital Scheme, which is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, provides funding for the purchase of musical instruments to individual professional musicians and non-professional groups across the country.

A total of €542,000 in funding is available through the following awards which are now open for applications:

Award 1 – for non-professional performing groups
Award 2 – for individual established professional performing musicians
Award 3 – for individual emerging professional performing musicians

An extensive range of applicant supports will be delivered between now and the application deadline. These will be available to both organisations and individuals, with a particular focus on supporting first time and previously unsuccessful applicants. Music Network will host two online Information Sessions, one for organisations considering applying to Award 1 and one for individuals considering applying to Awards 2 or 3. Alongside this will be online seminars on key topics relating to the application process and a limited number of one-to-one consultation sessions on these topics. Find out more about applicant supports and how to sign up below.

Any questions regarding the Music Capital Scheme can be sent to Sarah Cunningham, Music Capital Scheme Administrator, at or +353 (0) 83 095 5956 (part-time).

Deadline for applications: 2pm, Tuesday 25 June 2024.

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Steven Galvin

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