The 2022 Arts Funding Schemes are now closed. The window to apply for 2023 Arts Funding Schemes will open in September 2022.
The closing date for applications is November each year (exact date in 2022 tbc).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This scheme is for the delivery of live performance events in Cork City between April and June 30th 2022.
Funding can be used to support employment and wellbeing in the commercial arts and culture sectors by engaging the services of locally based professional artists, musicians, crew, and other staff members involved in live performances. This opportunity is made possible by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. Administered through the Arts Office of Cork City Council, grants are available to event producers, promoters, arts organisations, festivals, or venues throughout the City area.
PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO APPLY FOR EACH FUNDING SCHEME.
The Operational, Artistic and Strategic assessment criteria for each of the schemes is outlined on the documents below