Deontais Ealaíon & Duais-Sparántachtaí

Arts Grants and Bursary Awards

Applications are now invited for the 2018 Arts Grants and Bursary Awards

1.) Individual Artists Bursary Award 2018

South Dublin County Council’s Individual Artists Bursary Award Scheme 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 enhance their career within the arts.

Applications are encouraged from artists engaging with challenging forms and concepts in their practice; artists working in any context; artists working collaboratively and artists exploring different ways of engaging with audiences.  Proposals should endeavor to be developmental in the context of the artist’s work/medium and can include research, mentoring and education development at post graduate level.  The maximum award is €3,000. The awards are made by a multidisciplinary selection panel. 

2.) Annette Halpin Memorial Music Award 2018

This award is available for young musicians/composers/singers living in the South Dublin County Council’s Administrative Area (25 years and under). 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 amount of this award is €1000.  The award is funded by South Dublin County Council and the Halpin Family.

3.) Young Artist Development Award 2018

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. 

4.) Arts Project Awards 2018

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. The purpose of the grant is to stimulate interest and participation in arts activities in the County. 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 ALL APPLICATIONS IS 21st March 2018 AT 1PMThe application forms and criteria can be downloaded below.

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