Music and Entertainment Business Assistance Scheme (MEBAS)
The Music and Entertainment Business Support Scheme (MEBAS) has funding of €14 million and has been launched as a further support measure for those in the live entertainment sector to make a contribution to the overheads of businesses that have been significantly negatively affected by COVID-19 restrictions.
This scheme is aimed at businesses whether sole traders, partnerships or incorporated entities operating exclusively within live entertainment sector. Businesses of musicians and singers of all genres are eligible as are sound engineers, lighting engineers, audio engineers, stage managers, stage technicians, sound and lighting equipment suppliers, live-streaming equipment suppliers and full-time Disk Jockeys.
Businesses that are not eligible for, and are not in receipt of other business supports such as the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) or the Small Business Assistance Scheme for Covid (SBASC) are eligible to apply.
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