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Momentum Music Fund

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The Arts Council of Northern Ireland in partnership with Invest Northern Ireland supports the Momentum Music Fund to offer grants of £5,000 – £15,000 for artists/bands based in Northern Ireland to break through to the next level of their careers. Activities eligible for support include recording, touring and marketing.

Who can apply?

Artists/Bands applying for the Momentum Music Fund must be at a crucial tipping point in their careers, showing current progression and growth as an artist with the potential to significantly develop their careers over the next two years.

Applications can be made by artists/bands directly or representatives of the artist. Those who can apply on behalf of an artist are:

  • Manager
  • Label
  • Publisher
  • Booking agent
  • PR/Plugger
  • Lawyer
  • Trusted advisor to the artist

How to apply?

To apply, please visit