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Band Grant 2024: Empowering School & Community Music 

Band Grant 2024: Empowering School & Community Music 

Galway City Council updates annual Band Grant fund. 

The Band Grant supports school and community bands and will help bands to work towards performances. It enables community groups and music educators to develop bands in the community and in educational contexts. 

The Band Grant fund for 2024 now includes all genres.  

Applications from schools and community bands in Galway City from all musical genres are welcome. Support is available for band development and performances in Galway City and is for not-for-profit activities. 
Galway City Arts Office are interested in engaging more schools, amateur bands and collectives including youth, adult and intergenerational as part of this grant. 
The Band Grant is at its heart a grant for live performances. The grant can cover costs such as tuition and instruments, maintenance/repair, rehearsal, and event costs.  
The Band Grant initiative provides financial help from a total funding allocated for the Band Grant 2024 of €25,000. 

A Call to Galway City's Band Leaders, Community Groups, and Teachers  

We encourage band leaders, community groups, teachers, and others who may be eligible to apply. The online application form and guidelines are at 

The fund launches on the 29 February 2024 
The closing date is Wednesday, 10 April 2024 at 10 pm