Arts grants

Information on current Arts funding opportunities.

Please download an application pack from the links below.

  • Arts Project Grant

The Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Arts Project Funding is designed to assist arts events, projects or activities, which take place in the North Down and Ards District.

The strategic objectives of Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Arts Department in supporting non-profit making organisations to deliver arts projects are:

- To improve access to the arts
- To promote and encourage artistic development and skills in the community
- To encourage participation in the arts
- To support wellbeing through creative activity
- To ensure quality arts experiences and best practice

Next deadline for application: Friday 17 May 2019 at 12noon

 

  • Individual Artist Grant

The Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Individual Artists Grant has been established to enable artists to take part in courses/training or residency for professional development.

Next deadline for application: Monday 20 May 2019 at 12noon

 

  • Youth Arts Fund

The Ards and North Down Borough Council’s Youth Arts Training Bursary has been established to help improve access to youth arts training or development opportunities for young people.​

Next deadline for application: Monday 20 May 2019 at 12noon

 

  • SMALL Arts Project Grant

The SMALL Arts Project Grant is designed to assist arts events, projects or activities which take place in the Ards and North Down Borough Council area. This grant is only available to groups with an annual income of less than £20,000.

Next deadline for application is: Friday 17 May 2019 at 12noon