|Closing date ||17:30, Thursday 24 February 2022|
|Applicant type||Individual Artist, Organisation|
|Telephone||01 6180200/01 6180243|
The purpose of the Commissions Award is to enable the commissioning of new work from freelance artists.
Children and Education (YPCE) Anniversary Commissions
The Arts Council YPCE anniversary commissions
particularly affirm and celebrate the right of all children and young people to
participate in our cultural and creative life as set out in the UN convention
on the rights of the child, to which Ireland is a signatory. As part of our
70th celebrations, these commissions allow us to celebrate our ongoing
commitment to plan and provide for children and young people.
The Arts Council invites organisations of all types to
work with freelance artists in any artform to create new work for, by and with
children and young people. Any organisation is encouraged to apply, from
galleries to theatre companies, from schools to community hubs and from early
years settings to hospitals. Commissioned artists can create any type of art
work but it must be created in close consultation with children and young
Please see the Anniversary
Commissions page to watch a presentation and to find
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.
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