Funding Opportunities

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 2022 Arts Grant Schemes are now open. Applications are online only.

PLEASE FIND LINKS TO EACH FUNDING SCHEME WITHIN THE SCHEME DESCRIPTION AND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE ALONG WITH THE CRITERIA FOR EACH SCHEME. 

Arts Grant 2022 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. 

Arts Grant 2022 Community & Voluntary Application Form

 

Arts Grant 2022 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. 

Arts Grant 2022 Professional Arts Organisations Application Form

 

The Arts in Context Award 2022

This award aims to provide opportunities for artists and community groups to work together to realise arts projects. This grant provides for either research/development support for a project, for the total cost of project realisation or to support project completion. This award supports projects that take place in community contexts such as; schools, hospitals, community care settings, youth clubs, prisons, community centre’s, clubs etc. Artists and the group must plan the project together.

Arts in Context 2022 Application Form

 

The Individual Artists’ Bursary Award 2022

This award supports individual artist’s professional development 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.

Individual Artists' Bursary 2022 Application Form

 

The Project Scheme 2022

This scheme provides direct funding for professional arts projects across all disciplines and funds research and development, as well as production funding for innovative projects. We aim to provide support to productions, exhibitions, commissions, publications, etc, through this scheme.

Project Scheme 2022 Application Form

 PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO APPLY FOR EACH FUNDING SCHEME.

Arts Grant 2022 Community & Voluntary Application Form

Arts Grant 2022 - Professional Arts Organisations Application Form

Arts in Context Award 2022 Application Form

Individual Artist Bursary Award 2022 Application Form

Project Scheme 2022 Application Form

The Operational, Artistic and Strategic assessment criteria for each of the schemes is outlined on the documents below

Arts Grant 2022 Community & Voluntary Criteria.pdf (size 184.9 KB)

Arts Grant 2022 Professional Criteria.pdf (size 182 KB)

Arts in Context 2022 Criteria.pdf (size 182.8 KB)

Individual Artist Bursary 2022 Criteria.pdf (size 137.7 KB)

Project Scheme 2022 Criteria.pdf (size 158.7 KB)