Feature Article
Welcome to the January edition of our Newsletter
Grants and Awards
Bursary Awards next closing date - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 19 Jan 2017
The Arts Council announces that it will offer a Jerome Hynes Fellowship for 2017/18
Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme 2017 Deadlines
Arts Council announces Round 2 of Festivals and Events Scheme 2017
Commissions Award next closing date - 5:30 p.m, Thursday 16 February 2017
News from the community
Open Call for a Socially Engaged Commission
Eva International is seeking a new Director
Creative Europe Desk
Upcoming funding calls in Creative Europe Culture Sub-programme
Update on UK’s participation in Creative Europe post-BREXIT referendum
Opportunities for artists in current Creative Europe supported projects
Other EU funding opportunities
Invite the Culture Office to speak at your event
Bursary Awards next closing date - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, 19 Jan 2017

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Bursary Awards is Thursday, 19 January 2017

The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 20 December 2016


The Bursary Award is available in the following artforms:

  • Architecture
  • Circus
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Literature (English Language)
  • Music
  • Opera
  • Street Art & Spectacle
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts


The Arts Council provides Bursary Awards in order to assist individual artists in the development of their art practice. The award emphasises the value and benefit to an artist’s development that is derived from a focused period of engagement with their practice.


Guidelines for each award are published on the available fundingsection on our website.


Please note


Applications will only be accepted through the Arts Council’s online services website. Applicants who have not previously used this system must register in advance of making an application. It is recommended that applicants allow five working days for registration prior to making an application. 

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