Arts Grants

Arts Project Grant

Available to arts, community and special interest groups throughout the Ards and North Down Borough area who wish to enhance existing, and undertake new community arts activities. 

A maximum grant of £1,000 is available.

Deadline: 17 February 2020, 12noon

Please download the guidance notes and an application form below.

 

Individual Artist Fund

Professional artists working and living in the Borough may apply through the Artistic Development Scheme for support towards training costs and artistic residencies.

A maximum grant of £250 is available.

Deadline: Monday 24 February 2020, 12noon

Please download the guidance notes and an application form below.

 

Youth Arts Training Grant

Available to young people living in the Borough who wish to undertake short term or one-off youth arts training or development opportunities.

A maximum grant of £250 is available.

Deadline: Monday 24 February 2020, 12noon.

Please download the guidance notes and an application form below.

 

Ballinglen Arts Foundation Bursary

A two week residency at Ballinglen Arts Foundation, in County Mayo aimed at visual artist and craft makers, providing them the time to develop their artistic practice.

Artists are provided with accommodation as well as an artist studio to work in.

Deadline: Monday 24 February 2020, 12noon

Please download guidance notes and an application form below.

 

Tyrone Guthrie Centre Bursary

One week residencies to the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig in County Monaghan, available to practitioners in all art forms who are currently based in the Ards and North Down Borough. The aim of the bursary is to assist and encourage both established and emerging practitioners giving them the opportunity to work intensitvely on a 'project' alongside others in a unique environment.

Deadline: Monday 24 February 2020, 12noon

Please download guidance notes and an application form below.

 

Arts Funding Workshop

Ards Arts Centre, Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards

Wednesday 29 January, 6pm, BT23 4NP

If you are considering applying for an arts grant, come along to this informal training session which will assist you on how best to approach your application. 

Booking is essential.

To book a space, phone: 028 9181 0803