Due to significant reductions in staff numbers, the Arts Council is reviewing the level of service it can offer in all areas. Accordingly, payments are now issued on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month only.
If on a payment schedule, you should bear this in mind when selecting the dates in the months you wish to receive your instalments. If you select another date, your schedule will be amended once received by the Arts Council, to issue payment on the set dates only.
The following rules apply to payments on all types of funding.
- General conditions
- Accepting your offer
- Tax details
- Bank details
There will be other specific requirements relating to the particular funding you have received. Refer to your letter of offer, terms and conditions and/or payment guide for details.
1. General conditions
2. Accepting your offer
You must accept your offer of funding, including any associated terms and conditions, in order to proceed with requesting your payment. The terms and conditions of your funding are outlined in:
- your offer letter;
- a terms and conditions document (if one has been provided);
- the application guidelines for the particular funding type.
You accept your offer via your online services account. If you wish to accept your offer online without proceeding to requesting payment, you can do so.
3. Tax details
4. Bank account details
The Arts Council requires formal confirmation of all new or changed bank details. This must be provided through your online services account, in the ‘Update your account’ section. The confirmation can be in the form of:
Once you have submitted one of the above forms of confirmation via online services, this is kept on record for all future payments. You will not be asked for it again, unless you change your bank details.