Feature Article
Welcome to the November edition of our Newsletter
News this month
The Arts Council and ESRI have published a landmark study ‘Arts and Cultural Participation among Children and Young People
ART: 2016: The Arts Council’s programme as part of Ireland 2016
PLACES MATTER: What happens when we invest in the arts?
The Laureate for Irish Fiction presents the Long Night of the Short Story
Hugh Travers appointed as Film Artist in Residence at UCC
Grants and Awards
Bursary Awards next closing date - 5:30 p.m. Thursday, 19 Jan 2017
Travel and Training Award 2017
Young People, Children and Education Programme Activity Fund 2017 now open for applications
Reminder: New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
Reminder: Arts Council Artist in Community scheme - Bursary Award 2016: Collaborative Film
News from the community
Open Call for Belltable:Connect Theatre Makers
Creative Europe Desk
International News from the Creative Europe Desk – Culture Office
Young People, Children and Education Programme Activity Fund 2017 now open for applications

The purpose of the Programme Activity Fund is to assist experienced organisations to provide high-quality artistic programmes for, by or with children and young people that are in line with Arts Council policy and strategic priorities for young people, children and education (YPCE). Programmes must be designed and planned in a manner that will ensure a high quality artistic experience for the target age group. The fund is competitive and awards are made on a once-off non-recurring basis.

For further information about this fund please visit the Artscouncil website here

The Window for applications opens on Tuesday, 1 November 2016.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5:30pm, Thursday, 1 December 2016.

How do I apply?

In order to apply for the Programme Activity Fund (PAF) you will need to register here 

Click on the Sign Up button under ‘New User’ (if you are not already registered)

Choose to register as ‘Organisation’ and select ‘Next’.

Fill in the required details and click ‘Register’. You will shortly receive an email giving you password details to log in.

When you’ve received your email and logged in to the online site you will be able to download an application form and guidance notes for the scheme.


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