Sunday, 6 February 2011

Galway Arts Grants

Check your local county for Arts Grants opportunity. Read the requirements carefully.

Closing Date: 24 February 2011

Link here.

Applications are invited by the Arts Office for our 2011 Artist Bursary awards. This fund provides funding to individual artists. Galway County Council will offer bursaries of €500 to a maximum of €3000, in respect of the professional development of individual artists practicing in any of the artistic disciplines. Funding will be allocated towards;
• Further educational or training opportunities.
• Development of new work (recording, exhibitions, residency, publication…etc)
• Opportunities to facilitate a significant shift in direction of work.

Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of artistic merit over any other factors.
Recipients of an award will receive monies in 2 instalments. 50% will be provided on receipt of a letter stating that you will be accepting the award. The remaining 50% will be provided on receipt of a full report on the activity in respect of which funding has been sought and evidence of expenditure.

• Applicants must be domiciled within Galway County Council’s administrative area.
• The work in respect of which funding is sought must be of high artistic merit.
• You should demonstrate efforts to secure income from other sources.
• You must have procedures in place for the documentation and evaluation of the work you are carrying out.

• Artistic ambition and excellence.
• Quality of artistic samples.
• Quality of proposed artistic project
• Potential impact on individual’s artistic or artistic development.
• Involve the support of recognised artist/(s) or arts or artistic institution.
• Documentary evidence regarding planned project (e.g. acceptance on symposium, contract with mentor).
• Project must take place by 30 November 2011

No comments: