|Closing date ||17:30, Thursday 09 September 2021|
|Artform and practice(s)||Architecture, Arts participation, Circus, Dance, Film, Literature, Music, Opera, Street arts, Theatre, Traditional arts, Visual arts, YPCE|
|Applicant type||Individual Artist|
|Telephone||01 618 0200/01 618 0243 |
This award aims to support individual professional freelance artists and arts workers at any stage in their careers to do one or more of the following:
Develop their practice
Develop their work
Develop their skills
Create new work
Present new work
This award was developed to support people following the COVID-19 crisis and is open to all.
We particularly welcome new applicants and encourage applications from all areas of the community regardless of your gender, sexual orientation, civil or family status, religion, age, disability, race or membership of the Traveller Community, or socio-economic
If you would like support with your application due to accessibility requirements please contact our accessibility officer, Adrienne Martin, at least three weeks before the deadline, or as early as possible, as this will give Adrienne
time to assist you. We will tailor support to individual requests.
You can also apply for additional costs to meet access needs you may have as part of your proposal.
You can either:
On Tuesday 31 August, the Arts Council hosted a webinar on the application process for the Agility Award, with a particular focus on what makes a strong application.
Making Great Art Work
All awards and schemes are informed by the Arts Council’s ten-year strategy (2016–25), Making Great Art Work: Leading the Development of the Arts in Ireland which you can download at the following link: Making Great Art Work
How do I apply for this?
- Download and read the guidelines 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