|Artform and practice(s)||Traditional arts|
|Collaborative application possible?||Yes|
|Contact||Karen Whelan / Audrey Keane|
|Telephone||01 6197805 / 6180256|
|Position||Traditional Arts Team|
Purpose and priorities of award
The purpose of the Deis Recording Award is to provide support for traditional arts recording projects, or recording projects involving collaboration between the traditional arts and other artforms. Priority will be given to projects that demonstrate:
- attention to artistic quality
- significant benefit to the traditional arts community
Who can apply?
The Deis Recording Award is open to individuals, groups, bands and organisations
Proposals are accepted from all areas in the traditional arts (traditional music, song, dance and oral artforms such as storytelling and agallamh beirte)
Proposals received from organisations who are funded by the Arts Council under RFO, Annual Programming grants or Annual Funding grants must provide evidence that the project is exceptional and outside the remit of their funded activities.
Activities funded through Deis, which are run by colleges/universities must be accessible to the public.
What and how much can I apply for?
The Deis Recording Award is open to individuals and organisations and recording projects (including CD production) of the following nature will be considered:
- Recordings that are of a significant archival nature or that are pertaining to the music of a specific region or in a particular style;
- assist in making the music/song of an exceptional performer/composer/region publicly available;
- have a particularly innovative theme or original artistic format;
- form part of an individual’s career development.
The maximum award available is €10,000.
Reporting on your completed project
If you receive funding you will be required to provide a report using the Deis and Deis Recording report form and the Income and Expenditure template when you request your final payment. Please see here for more information on reporting on your completed project and to download the forms.
How do I apply for this?
- Download and read the guidance notes available at the top right-hand corner of this page.
- Check if there is any mandatory supporting material that must accompany your application. We may provide a template for the supporting material. If so, you can download it from the supporting materials section at the top right-hand corner of this page.
- All applications must be made through the online services website. You will be able to upload a wide range of support materials in electronic format along with your application form.
- You must be registered with the online services website to make an application. If you are not already registered, we recommend you register for online services as far in advance of the deadline as possible, as it may take five days for your online services registration to be processed.
Still need help?
A listing of frequently asked questions about making an online application
A step-by-step video guide on how to download, complete and upload an application form for funding.
A listing of funding-related tweets