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Music Capital Scheme 2014

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 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 Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

The Music Capital Scheme is now open for applications and the closing date is Friday 10th October 2014. THE CLOSING DATE IS 4 PM FRIDAY 10th OCTOBER 2014.

Application forms and guidelines can be found at
For further details, please contact Music Network Tel 01 475 0224.

Information Clinics for the Music Network Music Capital Scheme 2014

Sept 22nd   An Taibhdhearc, 19 Middle Street, Galway                                                                   11.00am – 2.00pm
Sept 24th   Music Network, National Concert Hall Building, Earlsforth Terrace, Dublin 2          11.00am – 2.00pm
Sept 25th   Triskel Christchurch, Tobin Street, Cork City                                                                   11.00am – 2.00pm

Music Network will be hosting a series of free information clinics in Galway, Dublin and Cork. The clinics will be presented by the Music Network Programmes Manager and the Programmes Administrator.

The aim of the clinics will be to offer advice to both Stream 1 and Stream 2 applicants to the Music Capital Scheme.  They are primarily intended for applicants who are at a relatively advanced stage in the development of their application to the Music Capital Scheme and/or those who have already begun the process of filling in the application/expression of interest forms. Clinics will involve a brief presentation about the scheme after which a Q & A style session will take place. The event will provide practical advice relating to the Music Capital Scheme, expanding on the information outlined in the guidelines while also addressing specific queries that may not be covered in detail in the guidelines.

For additional information about the Music Capital Scheme and to download a copy of the guidelines please visit

Please note that the clinics are free but places are limited. In order to reserve a place please contact the Programmes Administrator, Aoife Faughnan, by September 16th.

Note: It is important to read the guidelines carefully and to confirm your eligibility before reserving a place.
Email:  Phone: 01 4750224

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