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Welcome to our September Newsletter
News this month
Arts Council announces €350,000 local arts collaborative awards
Arts Council announces recipient of Jerome Hynes Fellowship 2018/2019
Local Creative Youth Partnerships
Writer’s Fellowship position in Trinity College Dublin
Child Safeguarding – information clinics for the arts sector
Grants and Awards
Festival Investment Scheme 2019 Round 2
News from the community
ORIGINS 2018 Graduate Show
SEA CHANGE: IADT 21 Years of art, film and animation
Irish Writers Centre: Upcoming Deadlines
Age & Opportunity Creative Exchanges bursary in association with Music Network
Creative Europe Desk
Creative Europe Culture Information session and workshop – Garter Lane Theatre, Waterford on Monday 8th Oct 2018
European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 sees the launch of a new Heritage Award
Are you looking for European partners for a Creative Europe cooperation project?
Are you currently developing a proposal for Creative Europe Co-operation projects?
Creative Europe funded project Voyage Inside a Blind Experience launches exhibition in the Glucksman Cork
Festival Investment Scheme 2019 Round 2

The Arts Council’s role is to advocate for a diverse and varied arts festival ecology and to provide a chain of funding supports that encourage: models of national and international significance and best practice, models that increase opportunities for public engagement or develop the work of an artist/artform, festival programmes engaged with, and relevant to the local community.

The purpose of the Festival Investment Scheme is to provide support for small/local festivals to deliver their festival activity. The scheme is open to multi-disciplinary festivals, single artform festivals and ‘linked events’ that take place over a number of months (e.g. a concert series).  

There are three bands of funding available:

  • Band A: Up to €7,000  
  • Band B: Between €7,001 and €20,000
  • Band C: Between €20,001 and €35,000

The Festivals Investment Scheme Round 2 is open to organisations promoting festivals with a clear artistic purpose and which take place between July and December 2019

Applications open:                          25th September 2018

Applications closing date:              25th October 2018 5.30pm

 

The Festivals Investment Scheme is a non-recurring competitive scheme.

Please note applications may only be made online using the Arts Council’s Online System (OLS)