10. Decisions: Small arts festivals scheme 2009, round one
The Arts Council is delighted to announce its decisions on first
round of the small arts festivals scheme for 2009. A total of
€476,250 has been offered to 72 festivals around the
The Small Arts Festivals Scheme is designed in the main to
support and provide opportunities for small arts festivals or
events seeking funding of up to €20,000. The Small Arts
Festivals Scheme is intended to provide the flexibility required by
the full range of arts organisations availing of this scheme: from
local events with short lead in times, requiring only modest sums,
to more ambitious initiatives involving longer planning cycles and
requiring more in terms in funding.
To view the festivals in receipt of funding - please go to
database on the Arts Council website: select 'Small arts
festival scheme' from the 'Fund' menu; select the year '2009' and
click on 'Search'.