Musical Instruments for Bands
This programme is designed to increase the quality of music-making in the community by helping bands to replace worn-out instruments and purchase new instruments.
Who can apply?
This scheme is open to bands based in Northern Ireland, which are formally constituted.
The following types of bands are eligible for this scheme:
- Accordion Orchestra/Band (part, melody or marching)
- Brass Band
- Concert Band
- Flute Band (part, melody or marching)
- Pipe Band
- Wind Band
Any other type of formally constituted organisation wishing to purchase musical instruments should apply to the Small Grants programme for up to £10,000.
Who cannot apply?
Bands who received a Musical Instruments for Band Scheme award between January 2009 and February 2016.
How to apply?
Applications must be submitted online. No hard copy applications will be accepted.
Applications for this scheme can be made using our online form only. We aim to inform you of our final decision within three months of the closing date.