Meath County Council Arts Funding

Meath County Council Arts Funding

Funding made available through Meath County Council

Arts Funding

Funding arts activities and development is a key strategic objective of Meath County Council Arts Office.

To help maximise the potential for arts provision in the county, Meath County Council Arts Office operates annual bursary and award schemes.

Through these schemes, funding opportunities exist for creative organisations, arts practitioners and groups working with the arts.

There are 6 individual funding strands aimed at supporting a diverse range of arts activities throughout county Meath. 

The following bursaries and awards are available:

Annual Arts Grants Scheme

This award is intended to support organisations, individuals or groups in the provision of local arts activities which enhance long-term development and sustainability of the arts in County Meath.

 

Community Arts Award

This award is intended to support community groups and schools in the provision of community arts projects which promote engagement and enhance long-term partnerships with professional artists.

 

Festival Grant Scheme

This award is intended to support arts festivals taking place in County Meath that show a commitment to quality artistic programming.

 

Professional Artists Development Fund

This award is intended to support Meath based professional arts practitioners in the delivery of their work and in particular, the development of new work.

 

Tyrone Guthrie Centre Regional Bursary Award

This award is intended to fund a week long residential stay at the Tyrone Guthrie Artists’ Retreat in Annaghmakerrig, Co Monaghan. The residency is open to artists of all disciplines living in County Meath.

 

School Musical Instrument Purchase Scheme

This award is intended to support the development of Musical Instrument resources in both Primary and Secondary schools in County Meath.

 

Drama League of Ireland Bursary

This award is intended to fund a week-long residential stay at the Drama League of Ireland Summer School at the University of Limerick from 25th July 2020 to 1st August 2020. The residency is open to directors, designers and actors working in theatre, living in County Meath.

 

Please send completed applications to:

Arts Office
Meath County Council
Innovation House
Railway Street
Navan
Co. Meath
C15 A279

 

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL GRANTS:      
Due to the current Covid-19 circumstances, the Meath County Council Arts Grants, Awards and Bursaries Schemes closing date of March 25th  has been suspended.   A new closing date will be announced shortly.

*** Application forms available below or by contacting artsoffice@meathcoco.ie  or + 353 (0) 46 9097414 ***

 

Application Forms Instructions:

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6. Post the completed, signed application form with accompanying support material.

 

 

Annual Arts Grant Scheme 2020 Application Form
Community Arts Grant
Festivals Grant Scheme Application Form 2020
Professional Artists Development Fund Application Form 2020
Tyrone Guthrie Centre Regional Bursary Application Form 2020
Schools Musical Instrument Purchase Scheme Application Form 2020
Drama League Of Ireland Bursary Application 2020
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