Music Capital Scheme
The Music Capital Scheme, supported by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and managed by Music Network, provides funding for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups/ensembles and professional musicians.
MUSIC CAPITAL SCHEME 2015 IS NOW CLOSED.
Closing date for applications was Thursday 15 October 2015 at 12pm (noon).
In 2015, financial support was offered in two distinct streams:
STREAM 1: Instrument Banks
Support for the purchase of instruments for non-professional groups/ensembles such as brass and silver bands, concert bands, symphonic wind ensembles, pipe bands, céilí bands, youth/amateur orchestras and ensembles, fife and drum (and other marching) bands, big bands, choirs, community music groups, percussion and samba bands, pop/rock music collectives, traditional music groups/organisations, musical societies, venues, local authorities, resource/community/youth organisations.
STREAM 2: Individual Instruments
Support for the purchase of quality musical instruments for highly skilled individual performers playing at a professional level.
Read the Music Capital Scheme Guidelines 2015 document here.
Click here to view details of past Music Capital Scheme awards.