Funding Schemes

Music Network administers the following funding schemes:

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. 

THE CLOSING DATE IS 4 PM FRIDAY 10th OCTOBER 2014. 

Please read the Music Capital Scheme Guidelines 2014 document below for details on how to apply. To open these files, you will need Adobe Reader software. If you do not have Adobe Reader already installed on your computer, you can download the installer and instructions free from the Adobe Website.

Music Capital Scheme workshop clinics will be held on Monday 22nd September at An Taibhdhearc, Galway; Wednesday 24th September at Music Network, National Concert Hall Building, Dublin; and Thursday 25th September at Triskel Christchurch, Cork City. For further details, see the link below:

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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 HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR 2014

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