Monday, 23 September 2013

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Arts Grant Scheme 2014

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has a scheme of grants for the purpose of providing financial assistance to individual artists, arts groups and arts organisations engaged in arts projects or events at local or county level. Grants are also available to support the professional development and arts practice of individual artists, arts groups and organisations.

Individual artists, arts groups and arts organisations working in all art-forms (architecture, circus, craft, dance, film, literature, music, opera, spectacle, street art, theatre, traditional arts and visual arts) are eligible to apply. Collaborative applications are also welcomed.

Grants are available for the arts activity taking place during 2014.

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Support includes:
Event/Project                                                               Maximum €7,000
Funding to support the production of an event, festival or long-term project by an individual artist, arts group or arts organisation that will allow the public an opportunity to engage with or experience the arts. The applicant/s must clearly define the outcome in the application.
Professional Development/Artists Supports             Maximum €2,000

Funding to develop or support studios, to purchase materials or equipment or to support the professional development of an artist, arts group or arts organisation. This could take the form of a bursary to allow the artist time to complete a specified body of work or a training opportunity such as a course. This cannot be used to fund third level training or travel. Please note that applicants applying to this funding strand must live or work in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.

Small Arts Grants                                                          Maximum €1,300

Small Arts Grants are available to persons or bodies organising a small-scale community based arts event that would promote appreciation and practice of the arts while improving standards in the arts within the community. Activities that are eligible for funding include amateur/ community art exhibitions, musical and dramatic societies and community publications of a creative writing nature.


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