Cork County Council has announced details of its Arts funding opportunities for 2018 and is now accepting applications to the following schemes
- ARTS GRANT SCHEME
- ARTISTS IN SCHOOLS SCHEME
- IRISH LANGUAGE ARTS
- ARTISTS’ FUNDING SCHEMES (open to practicing artists only)
- ARTISTS’ CREATIVE BURSARY
- INTERNATIONAL TOURING AND EXHIBITION
- TYRONE GUTHRIE CENTRE BURSARY
- BALLINGLEN ARTS FOUNDATION BURSARY
The purpose of the Arts Grant Scheme is to support the practice and enjoyment of the arts throughout Cork County. The type of arts activity that is supported is wide ranging and includes arts festivals and events, the work of voluntary arts groups such as pipe and brass bands, traditional music groups, local arts centres, writers groups, theatre makers etc. The scheme also supports access to the arts for more marginalised groups such as people with disability, the elderly, those living in remote areas and young people. Individual artists can apply for funding to help cover costs of developing a new body of work or to spend time working at either the Tyrone Guthrie Centre or the Ballinglen Arts Foundation. Primary and post-primary schools wishing to work with an artist on a specific project can seek support through the Artist in Schools Scheme
A number of new arts funding opportunities have been introduced by Cork County Council in 2018. These include a new fund specifically designed to promote more arts activity using the Irish language and a new strand International Touring and Exhibition that aims to support international performances or exhibitions by County based artists.
The closing date for applications is Friday, 8th December 2017.
For any enquiries contact:
The Arts Office, Cork County Council, County Hall, Cork.
Tel: 021 4346210