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Arts Grants and Bursary Awards

Emerging Young Artist Award 2021

Closing Date: 7th May, 5pm

This award is designed to support the practice and/or career development of young artists aged 18 – 25 living in South Dublin County Council’s Administrative Area, in any art form, other than music. *N.B. For music funding, please apply for the Annette Halpin Memorial Award. The maximum award that can be applied for is €1,000. 

For online applications, criteria and conditions click here

Art Project Award - Amateur, Voluntary & Community Arts

Closing Date: 7th May, 5pm

Five Awards of €1,000 each are now available from South Dublin County Council to Amateur, Voluntary and Community groups. The Awards will primarily grant aid to 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.

These Awards may be given to persons or bodies organising an event that in the opinion of the Council would:

  • Stimulate public interest in the arts
  • Promote the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts
  • Assist in improving the standards of the arts across the County.

Queries to: cbaker@sdublincoco.ie

For online applications, criteria and conditions click here

Arts Project Award Criteria and Conditions

The Annette Halpin Music Awards 2021

Closing Date: Friday 7th May, 5pm 2021

The aim of these awards is to support music education, music development and performance opportunities for young musicians/composers/singers living in South Dublin County Council’s Administrative Area. This might include but is not exclusive to master classes, purchase of instruments, recording, or travel. Proposals should demonstrate development in the context of the applicant’s work. The awards, €2000* in total, are supported by South Dublin County Council and The Halpin Family. The maximum award made to any one person will be €1,000.

Further information and online applications

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Terms and Conditions

Artists Resilience Bursary Award 2021

Closing date: 28th April 2021

This Artists Resilience Bursary Award has been created by the elected representatives of South Dublin County Council as a support measure for artists of all disciplines, living in the South Dublin County Administrative area, in response to the impact of Covid 19 on the Arts sector.

 The aim of the award is to enable artists to create and present an artwork in 2021. One award will be made to an artist from each of the county’s seven Local electoral areas.

 The seven Local electoral areas:

  • Clondalkin.
  • Firhouse-Bohernabreena.
  • Lucan.
  • Palmerstown-Fonthill.
  • Rathfarnham-Templeogue.
  • Tallaght Central.
  • Tallaght South.

 The maximum amount of any award is €5,500. Eligibility: Applicants must be living in South Dublin County Council administrative area.

Assessment Criteria and Conditions

Queries to: cbaker@sdublincoco.ie

 Applications can to be made online

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