South Dublin County Council

Arts Grants and Bursary Awards

Applications are now invited for the 2017 Arts Grants and Bursary Awards

These grants and awards are only open to those living in or working in the South Dublin County Council administrative area. South Dublin County Council administrative area includes Rathfarnham, Tallaght, Clondalkin, Lucan, and the rural areas of Saggart, Rathcoole, Newcastle and Brittas.

1.) Individual Artists Bursary Awards 2017
South Dublin County Council supports individual artists in all disciplines, through this Award, to pursue a particular project or to further enhance their careers within the arts. Applications are encouraged from artists engaging with challenging forms and concepts in their practice. Proposals should endeavour to be developmental in the context of the artist’s work/medium. The maximum award is €3,000. The awards are made by a multidisciplinary selection panel.

Closing date for applications: Friday 31 March 2017 at 1pm.
Download the application form and criteria.

2.) Annette Halpin Memorial Music Award 2017
This award is available for young musicians/composers/singers (up to 25 years of age) in South Dublin County, to support music education, development and performance. This might include but is not confined to masterclasses, purchase of instruments, recording, or travel. There are two strands to this award:

  • €1,000 Award from Music Generation South Dublin is open to applicants 18 years of age and under.
  • €2,000 Award from South Dublin County Council and the Annette Halpin Family which is open to applicants 25 years and under. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 31 March 2017 at 1pm.
Download the application form and criteria.

3.) Young Artist Development Award 2017 

This award is designed to support the practice and/or career development of young artists aged 18 – 25 in any form, other than music. This might include mentoring, the purchase of specialised equipment, materials to create new work, travel to arts events, participation in masterclasses, funding an exhibition or performance of new work and research for the making of new work. The maximum award is €2,000.

Closing date for applications: Friday 31 March 2017 at 1pm.
Download the application form and criteria.

4.) Arts Project Award 2017: Amateur, Voluntary & Community Groups

Five Awards of €1,000 each are available from South Dublin County Council to Amateur, Voluntary and Community Groups. The Awards will primarily grant aid groups based in the South Dublin County Council’s Administrative Area whose activity may be inside or outside of the county.Also eligible to apply for support under the award scheme are groups whose activity takes place in the South Dublin County Council’s Administrative Area, but are not based in the County.  

Closing date for applications: Friday 31 March 2017 at 1pm.
Download the application form and criteria.

Related Documents

Individual Artists Bursary Award 2017
Document type: Form - pdf
Individual Artists Bursary Award 2017
Document type: Form - doc
Annette Halpin Memorial Music Award 2017
Document type: Form - pdf
Annette Halpin Memorial Music Award 2017
Document type: Form - doc
Young Artists Development Award 2017
Document type: Form - pdf
Young Artists Development Award 2017
Document type: Form - doc
Arts Project Award 2017
Document type: Form - pdf
Arts Project Award 2017
Document type: Form - doc