Local authority grant

Closing date: Closing date passed

Maximum awarded: Unlimited

Artform & practices: Local arts

Applicant type: All

Collaborative application possible? No

Contact: Úna McCarthy

Position: Head of Local Arts

Telephone: 01 6180272

Email: una.mccarthy@artscouncil.ie

The purpose of the Local Authority Grant is to support the ongoing programme and strategic actions of the local authority arts services in developing the arts locally. This funding scheme is open to local authority arts services only.


The deadline for applications is 5.30pm, Thursday 07 November 2013.


Making an application

All applications must be submitted entirely online. All applicants are required to use the online services website: https://onlineservices.artscouncil.ie/Secure/Login.aspx

  • Click on the Make an Application button
  • Confirm your details are correct and click the Next button
  • Choose Local Authority Grant from the funding drop down menu.
  • You will now be able to download 3 documents: Local Authority Application form 2014; the Local Authority Financial Data 2013 template (Financial review) and Guidance Notes.

Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by hard copy/ fax or email.

The window for making an online application will open on Tuesday 08 October 2013.


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Further Information

For further information on the Local Authority Grant please contact:
Úna McCarthy
Head of Local Arts
Tel: 01 618 02 72
Email: una.mccarthy@artscouncil.ie 

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