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Opportunity: dlr Creative Ireland Bursaries 2024

Posted: 27 March, 2024

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to invite applications for dlr Creative Ireland Bursaries which focus on supporting arts and cultural organisations, collectives and groups in delivering new and existing programmes or initiatives that help create Creative Communities in dlr.

Applicants such as theatres, galleries, choirs, artist studios, artists collectives; theatre, music, dance, circus and spectacle companies; amateur dramatic and musical societies are eligible to apply.

Only not for profit organisations and groups are eligible to apply.

dlr County Council is also pleased to also welcome submissions from arts or cultural organisations and groups based outside the County for programmes or initiatives which will have a significant impact on our Creative Communities in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.

This funding opportunity forms part of the Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown Culture and Creativity Strategy 2023 -2027 funded by Creative Ireland and delivered by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Empowering Creative Communities is a key strand of our new strategy which will enable people to work together to transform their communities, their lives and their environment through creativity.

Creative Ireland is a culture-based programme designed to promote individual, community and national wellbeing. The core proposition is that participation in cultural activity drives personal and collective creativity, with significant implications for individual and societal wellbeing and achievement.

dlr Creative Ireland Bursaries offer the opportunity to secure funding to support the development of our local creative communities though projects, events and capacity building.

The bursaries will support activity taking place from July to December 2024. Applicants will be informed of the outcome in early June.

The total fund is €25,000 and applications can be to a maximum of €5,000.

The closing date for applications is April 12 at 1pm.

To apply or for more information, visit dlrcoco.submit.com


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