Music Capital Scheme

The Music Capital Scheme, supported by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and managed by Music Network, provides funding for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups/ensembles and professional musicians.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Music Network plans to administer the scheme in 2017, subject to funding from the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Read the Music Capital Scheme Guidelines 2016 document here.

To view details of previous Music Capital Scheme Awardees, click here.

To view a snapshot of recent Music Capital Scheme Awardees, click here.

For further information please contact Music Network’s Programmes Administrator Sarah Cunningham at Tel 01 475 0224/ programmesadmin@musicnetwork.ie.

Arts Council Music Recording Scheme

The Arts Council Music Recording Scheme is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Music Network. The scheme provides support for performers and composers working primarily in non-commercial genres through awarding funding for music recording. The aim of this scheme is to ensure that the work of Irish composers and performers is available other than in live performance, and to ensure that important or neglected materials of Irish music are preserved and disseminated to the highest professional standard.The Arts Council Music Recording Scheme is open to musicians and ensembles of all genres that are of Irish nationality or resident in Ireland.

The Music Recording Scheme is currently suspended.

Click here to view details of past awards

Previous Award Recipients

Details of all the recipients of Music Network funding support and awards here.