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Welcome to the November edition of our Newsletter
News this month
RAISE – the Arts Council’s flagship private investment capacity building programme.
Minister Madigan announces new scheme to enhance arts and culture centres nationwide
Change Makers Conference: The transformative power of festivals, 14th February 2020
Irish-Language Writer-in-Residence position at Dublin City University in 2020
Grants and Awards
Deadline: Bursary Awards, Thursday, 30 January, 2020
Countess Constance de Markievicz Award
Travel and Training Award 2020
Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2019: Collaborative Arts and Theatre
Festival Investment Scheme 2020 Round 2
New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced
News from the community
Call for proposals: From Access to Inclusion 2020
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News this month
RAISE – the Arts Council’s flagship private investment capacity building programme.

The Arts Council’s next three-year plan under our strategy, Making Great Art Work, commits to continue to support arts organisations to broaden their income base through a continuation of our RAISE programme, and also help to develop a culture for giving to the arts in Ireland. 

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Minister Madigan announces new scheme to enhance arts and culture centres nationwide

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, has announced a new €4.7m capital investment scheme for arts and culture centres.

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Change Makers Conference: The transformative power of festivals, 14th February 2020

The Arts Council in partnership with the MA Festive Arts (University of Limerick) presents ‘Change Makers’ conference, a gathering of arts festival stakeholders to map and take stock of festival practice in Ireland.

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Irish-Language Writer-in-Residence position at Dublin City University in 2020

Applications are welcomed from Irish-language writers of distinction for the abovementioned role, jointly funded by The Arts Council and Dublin City University.

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Grants and Awards
Deadline: Bursary Awards, Thursday, 30 January, 2020

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Bursary Awards is Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 5.30pm. The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 17 December 2019.

 

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.

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Countess Constance de Markievicz Award

The application window for the Countess Constance de Markievicz Award will open on 7 January 2020.

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Travel and Training Award 2020

The window for 2020 Travel and Training Award applications will open on Friday 29th November 2019.

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Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2019: Collaborative Arts and Theatre

The Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2019: Collaborative Arts and Theatre aims to support individual professional artists working in collaborative socially engaged forms of theatre practice.

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Festival Investment Scheme 2020 Round 2

The Arts Council announces the second of two rounds of the Festivals Investment Scheme (FIS) for festivals taking place between July and December 2020.

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.

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New Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Closing Dates announced

The closing date for tours starting from July to December 2020 and for Advance Planning 2021 will be January 9th, 2020.

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News from the community
Call for proposals: From Access to Inclusion 2020

Arts & Disability Ireland are calling for proposals for a unique European Summit titled From Access to Inclusion 2020 taking place from 11th - 14th May in Dublin, Ireland. The deadline for abstracts is midnight GMT/UTC, Tuesday 12thNovember 2019.

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