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Opportunity: Music Capital Scheme

Posted: 14 May, 2024

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

You can find further details of the scheme and a list of upcoming support sessions on the Music Network website. In addition they also have a limited number of one-to-one consultation sessions with each seminar speaker. To book a one-to-one consultation with any of the seminar speakers, please email Sarah Ledwidge at programmesadmin@musicnetwork.ie. Please include a contact phone number, the name of your organisation (if applicable) and let them know whether you have made any previous application to the Music Capital Scheme.

Music Network will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities or access requirements. They encourage prospective applicants with disabilities or access requirements who wish to submit an application or who have difficulties in accessing Online Services to make contact with them as early as possible before the deadline.

Any questions regarding the Music Capital Scheme can be sent to Sarah Cunningham, Music Capital Scheme Administrator, by emailing capitalscheme@musicnetwork.ie or calling +353 (0) 83 095 5956 (part-time).

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

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