The Small Festivals Scheme is designed to be flexible and to cater for the broad range of arts organisations expected to avail of the scheme. In 2011, the scheme funded 163 small festivals to the value of €863,399.
- Round Two Closing Date
Round Two of the scheme is available to festivals taking place between 1 July – 31 December 2012. Closing date for receipt of applications for Round Two is Friday 10 February 2012.
How do I apply?
In order to apply for the small festivals scheme you will need to register at https://onlineservices.artscouncil.ie/Secure/Login.aspx?lang=en-ie
- Click on the Sign Up button under ‘New User’ (if you are not already registered)
- Choose to register as ‘organisation/group’ and select ‘Next’.
- Fill in the required details and click ‘Register’.
- You will shortly receive an email giving you password details to log in.
Please note it may take up to 5 days for registrations to go through.
When you have received your email and logged in to the online site you will be able to download an application form and guidance notes for the Small Festivals Scheme.
(PLEASE NOTE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE BETWEEN 23 – 28 December 2011 and 2 January 2012)
Posted, E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.
First Time Applications
First time applicants to the scheme are advised to contact Úna McCarthy, Head of Festivals and Events, prior to submitting an application; telephone +353 1 6180272 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.