Arts Funding

Please note: The Arts Grants Application Forms referenced on this page are provided by a third-party, Submit.com, contracted by Cork City Council to process online submissions.  You will be presented with the privacy policy and terms and conditions if you choose to use the service.

The window to apply for 2023 Cork City Council Arts Funding will open on 29th September 2022 until the closing date on 24th November 2022 at 12pm.

Applications are online only.

 

 

PLEASE FIND LINKS TO EACH FUND WITHIN THE DESCRIPTIONS BELOW AND, ALSO, AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TOGETHER WITH THE CRITERIA FOR EACH. 

 

 

Arts Grant_Community & Voluntary

The Arts Grant is available to community and voluntary groups/organisations throughout Cork City Council's administrative area. The Arts Committee makes recommendations on all applications and final decisions are made by the elected members of City Council. 

2023 Arts Grant Professional Arts Organisations Online Application Form Coming Soon

 Arts Grant_Professional Arts Organisations

Grants are available to professional arts organisations throughout Cork City Council's administrative area. The Arts Committee makes recommendations on all applications and final decisions are made by the elected members of City Council. 

2023 Arts Grant Professional Arts Organisations Online Application Form Coming Soon

Arts in Context Award

This award invites artistic proposals from professional artists wishing to work in non-professional arts contexts using community arts, socially engaged, collaborative and/or participatory methods in one of any of the following typical project phases:

1. Research/Development Phase (max funding @€1000)

2. Realisation of Project Phase (max funding @€6000)

3. Project Completion Phase including dissemination of outcomes via publication, event etc. (max funding @€1000)

Please note that a professional artist must lead on this application and show evidence of how the proposal has been co-created with representatives of the non-arts context that will be involved such as a school, health or social care setting, youth club, prison, community space etc. 

2023 Arts in Context Award Online Application Form Coming Soon

Artist Bursary

This bursary supports the professional development of artists (max funding @€5000) through: 


• Further educational and/or training opportunities.
• Development opportunities in other countries.
• Opportunities to be professionally mentored.
• Opportunities to facilitate a significant shift in direction of work.

Please note that this bursary is intended for applications by individual artists. Collectives of two or more artists with shared objectives may apply however the maximum funding available per application cannot be increased. Fees for curator, project manager, producer, mentor and/or other relevant services may be included as appropriate, however, at least one professional artist must lead on the application.

2023 Artist Bursary Online Application Form Coming Soon

Project Scheme

This scheme invites artistic proposals from professional artists (max funding @€10000) across all disciplines in one or both of the following typical project phases:

1. Research/Development Phase 

2. Production Phase such as performance, exhibition, commission etc

Please note that a successful application to the R&D Phase of this scheme in 2023 may result in an eligible proposal to the Production Phase in later years however future funding cannot be guaranteed due to the competitiveness of this scheme. 

2023 Project Scheme Online Application Form Coming Soon

Local Live Performance Programming Scheme

The deadline has passed for this scheme for the delivery of live performance events in Cork City between July and October 31st 2022.

Funding can be used to support employment and wellbeing in the commercial arts and culture sectors by engaging the services of locally based professional artists, musicians, crew, and other staff members involved in live performances. This opportunity is made possible by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. Administered through the Arts Office of Cork City Council, grants are available to event producers, promoters, arts organisations, festivals, or venues throughout the City area.

Local Live Performance Programming Scheme

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PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO APPLY FOR EACH FUNDING SCHEME FROM 29TH SEPTEMBER 2022. CRITERIA FOR EACH CAN BE DOWNLOADED FOR REFERENCE.