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Arts Grants and Bursary Awards

Arts Grants and Bursary Awards

Arts Grants and Bursary Awards 2020
Now open for applications 

Information Session, Wednesday 29th January, 6.30pm, Tallaght Library

1) Individual Artists Bursary Award 2020 
This award aims to support individual artists of all disciplines living or working in the South Dublin County Council’s Administrative Area to develop their practice and to further their career within the arts. The maximum award is €3,000.

Application Form

2) Artists & Creatives Award (Collaborative Practice) 2020
This Creative Ireland South Dublin initiative seeks to support artists and creatives with a collaborative practice. The successful proposal will have both a developmental aspect for the artist’s creative practice, and a community collaborative element to it. There are two strands to the Awards: a) Project Award €10,000.               b)  Development Award €5000.

Application Form

3) Incubation Award 2020 for emerging ensembles and collectives
This Creative Ireland South Dublin initiative seeks to support emerging ensembles/collectives (under 25 years) in any discipline or working across cultural and creative disciplines to:

  • Develop their practice  
  • To promote their presence as a creative voice in the County.
  • The maximum award is €5000

Application Form

4) Annette Halpin Memorial Music Award 2020 
This award is available for young musicians/composers/singers living in the South Dublin County Council’s Administrative Area. It aims to support music education, development and performance. This might include but is not confined to master classes, purchase of instruments, recording, or travel.The maximum awardis €1000.

Application Form

5) Young Artist Development Award 2020
This award is designed to support the practice and/or career development of young artists aged 18 – 25 in any form, other than music. Applicants must be living in the South Dublin County Council’s Administrative Area. This might include the purchase of specialised equipment, materials to create new work, travel to arts events, participation in master classes, fund the exhibition or performance of new work and research for the making of new work. The maximum award is €1,000.

Application Form

6) Arts Project Awards for Amateur, Voluntary and Community groups2020 Five
Arts Project Awards of €1,000 each are now available from South Dublin County Council to Amateur, Voluntary and Community groups. Funding is towards event subsidy, professional support, materials, project completion and training.

Application Form


CLOSING DATE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS ABOVE IS: Tuesday 18th February 2020 at 1pm

7) Amateur, Voluntary & Community Arts Grant 
South Dublin County Council allocates grants throughout the year to organisations in the amateur, voluntary and community arts sector that:  Stimulate public interest in the arts; promote the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts and assist in improving the standards of the arts across the County.

Grants are awarded primarily to groups based in and performing in the County but also performing at events outside the County. Groups performing in, but not based, in the County are also be eligible to apply for support under the Scheme. The maximum award is €650.

Application Form

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