Music Capital Scheme information session - Dublin, Monday 12th February

01 February 2018


The Music Capital Scheme, supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and managed by Music Network, comprises two distinct awards that provide funding for the purchase of musical instruments to both non-professional performing groups and to individual professional performing musicians.

The Music Capital Scheme is now open for applications with a deadline of 12 pm (noon) on Tuesday 20th February 2018. Further information is available at

Music Network is partnering with Local Authority Arts Offices to offer Music Capital Scheme information sessions between Wednesday 31st January and Monday 12th February.   An information session will take place in Dublin as follows:


10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday 12th February, The Lab, Foley Street, Dublin 1.

Kindly supported by Dublin City Council Arts Office.

Places are free but limited and advance booking is essential. Book here.


The Music Capital Scheme was established by The Arts Council, The IRMA Trust and Music Network in 2008 as an action-research initiative designed to provide support for the purchase of musical instruments. In response to the success of the initial pilot scheme, funding has been made available since 2011 by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The Music Capital Scheme has funded 301 musicians, groups and organisations, benefitting up to 31,000 people throughout Ireland since its inception in 2008.

For further details on the Music Capital Scheme, please contact Music Network’s Programmes Administrator Sarah Cunningham at Tel 01 475 0224 /

Music Network’s mission is to make high quality live music available and accessible to people throughout Ireland, regardless of their location or circumstance, while supporting the career development of musicians.