Funding: Music Network Announce Application Details for the Music Capital Scheme

Music Network welcomes the announcement by Catherine Martin T.D. & Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media funding of €394,500 for the Music Capital Scheme.

The scheme, which comprises three different awards, supports artists, the music sector and the purchase of instruments across Ireland. Applications are now open.

Application deadline is 2pm on Tuesday, February 28 2023.

Learn more here.


Award 1: Non-professional performing groups.

Award 2: Individual established professional performing musicians.

Award 3: Individual emerging professional performing musicians.

Apply here.

Any questions regarding the Music Capital Scheme can be sent to Sarah Cunningham at or call +353 (0) 83 095 5956 (part-time).

Music Network are offering a series of information sessions for those interested, including Facebook live and Zoom sessions. Facebook Live sessions will be offered on Wednesday, 18 and Thursday, 19 January. Zoom seminars are offered from January 23-27. There will also be one-on-one sessions offered the week of January 30 and the week of February 6.

See full info under the Applicant Supports section here.