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Welcome to the August edition of our Newsletter.
News this month
Update 2016: Latest news about the Arts Council’s programme as part of Ireland 2016
The Arts Council and Culture Ireland call for Expressions of Interest for the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.
NCCA Consultation – Junior Cycle Art, Craft, Design
Grants and Awards
Regularly Funded Organisations, Annual Funding and Annual Programming grant deadlines.
The closing date for the Publications/Title by Title Scheme 2016 is 5:30pm on Thursday, 10 September 2015.
The Arts Council announces deadline for Reel Art 2015
Arts Council announces Round 1 of Festivals and Events Scheme 2016
Arts Audiences News
Venue Managers –Save the date Tuesday, 8 September 2015 – Cultural Cinema benchmarking
News from the community
Visual Arts Curator Residency Scheme Deadline 5:30pm, Thursday 10th September 2015
Visual Artists' Workspace Scheme 2016
Writer in Residence/Fellow positions in UCD and University of Limerick
Creative Europe Desk
International News from the Creative Europe Desk – Culture Office
International News from the Creative Europe Desk – Culture Office

We also give notice of three European Commission calls for proposals and a newly published guide to crowdfunding.

 

As always we welcome any questions about EU funding for culture. Please contact us at cedculture@artscouncil.ie

 

 

Save the date! Cooperation projects application workshop 8 September

 

The Culture Office is planning a workshop for organisations preparing to submit a cooperation projects application in October 2015. The workshop will take place on Tuesday 8 September in the Arts Council in Dublin.

 

More details to follow shortly

 

European Commission has published a new guide to crowdfunding

 

The European Commission has published a guide to crowdfunding. It is intended for small and medium sized enterprises and offers tips on accessing different types of crowdfunding.

 

You can find a copy of the guide at the link below:

http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/crowdfunding-guide/index_en.htm

Open call for tender:  Pilot project on “Crowdfunding for the cultural and creative sectors: kick starting the cultural economy”

The European Commission is planning to award the public contract for a pilot project on crowdfunding.

The deadline for application is 24 August 2015 and you can find all the tender documents at the link below:

http://ec.europa.eu/culture/calls/general/0315_en.htm

Call for proposals: EU Network of Creative Hubs and co-working spaces

The European Commission has published a call for proposals for the establishment of an EU Network of Creative Hubs and co-working spaces.

The overall objective of this action is to contribute to the goal of “enhancing transnational exchange of experiences and know-how in relation to new business and management models, peer-learning activities and networking among cultural and creative organisations and policy-makers related to the development of the cultural and creative sectors.”

The deadline for application is 10 September 2015.

You can read more about the call and find the application documents at the link below:

http://ec.europa.eu/culture/calls/general/2015-eac-s08_en.htm

Call for proposals: Supporting networks of young creative entrepreneurs; EU and Third Countries

 

The European Commission has published a call for proposals on supporting networks of young creative entrepreneurs (EU and Third Countries).

 

The objective of the call is to select an organisation that will “set up and support a (digital) Platform for existing networks for young entrepreneurs active in the cultural and creative sectors throughout the world and will facilitate the creation of new ones.”

 

The deadline for this call is 15 September 2015.

 

You can read more about the call and find the application documents at the link below:

 

http://ec.europa.eu/culture/calls/general/2015-eac-s11_en.htm

 

 

Invite the Culture Office to speak at your event

 

Along with organising our own events, the Creative Europe Desk Ireland – Culture Office is regularly invited to speak at events across the country. The Culture Office presents the EU funding opportunities available under the Creative Europe Programme and offers advice on how to build partnerships and develop European projects.

 

If your organisation is planning a conference, seminar, workshop or partner meeting that would benefit from input or attendance by the Culture Office please contact us on cedculture@artscouncil.ie

 

 

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