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Other Available Funding


Funding and opportunities available to artists

Arts Council
Artists, arts organisations and groups working with the arts can apply for funding to the Arts Council. Discover what funding is available, read information about funding and download guidelines and application forms here

Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme – managed by Create
Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers grants to enable artists and communities of place and/or interest to work together on projects. The Scheme is managed by Create.
2017 Deadlines: (Round 1) Monday 27 March 2017; (Round 2) Monday 26 June 2017
For information on the Scheme and how to apply contact support@create-ireland.ie or phone 01-4736600

Local Authority Funding
Local authority funding varies from county to county but key resources are supported across all counties such as:

  • venues
  • programmes to support access and participation by the public in the arts
  • programmes to engage young people and children in the arts
  • professional development of artists of all disciplines e.g. musicians, painters, film makers, dancers, sculptors, actors etc.

Details on what each local authority arts office supports are here (links back to the list of local authority websites)

Other Art Resource Organisations:
Dance Ireland
Music Network
Theatre Forum
Visual Arts Ireland
Poetry Ireland
Culture Ireland
Filmbase

It is an opportunity for artists to realise their artistic ideas and learn through their practice

Pádraig Naughton, Director ADI

Bridge: Croi Glan and West Cork Inclusive Dance Group
Funded by the Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme

Bridge:Croi Glan and West Cork Inclusive Dance Group
Funded by the Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme

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