Deontais Ealaíon & Duais-Sparántachtaí

Arts Grants and Bursary Awards

Amateur, Voluntary & Community Arts Grant

South Dublin County Council allocates grants under Section 6 of the Arts Act 2003. These grants 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.

Definition of the arts

"The arts" as defined under the Arts Act of 2003 means any creative or interpretative expression (whether traditional or contemporary) in whatever form, and includes, in particular, visual arts, theatre, literature, music, dance, opera, film, circus and architecture, and includes any medium when used for that purpose.

Total amount of grant €650

Terms and Conditions of the Grant can be found on the application form, through the link below.

Please find application form here

Any queries should be sent to