Thursday, 28 January 2010

Sligo Arts Grants

Anyone in or from Sligo?

Arts Grants and Bursaries Applications

Deadline: MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2010, 4PM

Arts grants and bursaries for individual artists, community and voluntary arts groups involved in the promotion of the arts in County Sligo. These provide funding opportunities for communities and professional artists towards a diverse range of artistic activities covering all artforms including literature, visual arts, music, traditional music and dance, theatre and drama, photography, film and electronic media, festivals and individual arts practice.

A total of €20,000 will be available for Arts Grants to support community-based arts festivals, events and activities and to support amateur and voluntary arts groups improve their expertise and skills by working with professionals.

A fund of €7,000 will be available for Artist Bursaries to support professional artists in their careers and the development of their arts practice.  In allocating grants, Sligo County Council will consider to what extent the grant request accords with the County Council’s policies and priorities on the promotion of the arts.

Further Information and Application Forms are available from Sligo Arts Service 071 911 1826.

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