Publication of Diversity and Arts Council Awards 2020 Report
In 2019, we published our Equality, Human Rights and Diversity Policy which included a three-year action plan (2019 – 2021). Within this three-year plan, we have committed to collecting more information about artists that apply for and receive funding. We have new systems in place to collect information about gender, ethnicity and disability, and we report on these statistics on an annual basis. We do this to provide a clear picture of gaps we are not addressing and to inform new actions to address those gaps.
We have recently published a report covering data collected during the 2020 calendar year. This report provides details of all those who applied for and received funding across our individual awards. It also looks at applicants to specialist schemes operated on our behalf by third parties: the Artist in the Community Scheme managed by Create and Arts & Disability Connect managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.
To read more about the key findings and download the full report, see http://www.artscouncil.ie/generic_content.aspx?id=43544