Grants and Opportunities

Grants and Opportunities

Name: SOCIAL CIRCUS AND YOUTH COORDINATOR MATERNITY COVER

Deadline: na

Circus Factory seeks to fill the position of Youth and Social Circus Coordinator [maternity cover] to continue the development of these programmes. Ideal candidates will have strong communication skills, have a high degree of computer literacy, a passion for the creative arts, and ability to work with a team, and on their own initiative. You can submit your application through this link:

Name: Graphic Designer – Mega Lifesciences

Deadline: na

Mega Lifesciences is looking for a Graphic Designer – Packaging Design to work closely with Manager – Marketing Service in a fast-paced environment that will offer ample opportunity to learn new skills & knowledge and expand your experience & expertise.

Name: VIDEO PODCAST EDITOR

Deadline: na

Podcasts and Stuff Limited, The Podcast Studios, is a full-service podcast production company located in Dublin city centre. The role involves producing content for all major audio and video platforms and an understanding of the differences between, and requirements of, each platform is very important.

Name: COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT SCHEME – MUSEUM TOUR GUIDE

Deadline: na

This role will particularly suit candidates with an interest or experience in hospitality or performance. This role is based in the Little Museum of Dublin in St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Successful applicants will join the team as a tour guide in the museum, giving half-hour tours to groups of guests on the hour. They also give walking tours of the surrounding area. These tours require you to memorize and present a script. You can submit the application and learn more information through this link:

Name: ASSISTANT ARTS OFFICER AT MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL

Deadline: January 1st, 2024

The role will work with internal and external partners to create opportunities to engage in the arts throughout the county, at all ages, as creators, spectators, and participants. The post holder will also support the wider work of the Arts Service. Deadline: 16:00, JANUARY 1st, 2024.

Name: THEATRE BURSARY AWARD

Deadline: Thursday 15 February, 2024

The award supports professional theatre artists in the development of their arts practice. Deadline: 17:30, Thursday 15 February, 2024.

Name: FILM BURSARY AWARD

Deadline: Thursday 15 February, 2024

The award supports professional individual artists at any stage of their career working in the field of experimental or non-narrative film making to develop their arts practice. Deadline: 17:30, Thursday 15 February, 2024.

Name: LITERATURE BURSARY AWARD

Deadline: Thursday 15 February, 2024

The award supports professional individual writers (writing in the English language) in the development of their arts practice. Deadline: 17:30, Thursday 15 February, 2024.

Name: ARTS PARTICIPATION BURSARY AWARD

Deadline: Thursday 15 February, 2024

The primary focus of the Arts Participation Bursary Award is on the artist and the exploration and development of the applicant's own individual artistic practice. The award is to support individual professional artists working in any artform to develop their arts participation practice, including collaborative, community and socially engaged arts practices. Deadline: 17:30, Thursday 15 February, 2024.

Name: DANCE BURSARY AWARD

Deadline: Thursday 15 February, 2024

The purpose of the award is to support professional artists in the field of dance to develop their art practice. It provides artists at any stage of their career with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art. Deadline : 17:30, Thursday 15 February, 2024.

Name: Administrator (Part-Time), Irish Theatre Institute/Safe to Create

Deadline: 15 January 2024

Irish Theatre Institute (ITI) is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join their team working on the Safe to Create programme. The deadline is 15 January 2024.

Name: Development Manager (Maternity Cover), Irish Architecture Foundation

Deadline: 5 January 2024

At a time of strategic and spatial development, and with a new Director, the Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF) is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, and highly motivated professional to fulfil the full-time role of Development Manager (Maternity Cover).

Name: EURORESO AWARD 2023: Call for Initiatives

Deadline: 31 January, 2023

EURORESO are seeking submissions for the EURORESO Award 2023. The topic for this year's award is 'New skills for a better future'. They are looking for projects and initiatives that help people get new skills for quality jobs; foster skills development for more sustainable, resilient, inclusive, and fair societies; and are innovative and use new technologies. The deadline is 31 January, 2023. 

Name: Creative Europe – Pan- European Cultural Entities

Deadline: 31 January 2024

The Call for Pan-European Cultural Entities supports projects proposed by cultural entities - specifically orchestras - whose aim is to offer training, professional development, and performance opportunities to young musicians. The deadline is 31 January 2024.

Name: Creative Europe – European Platforms for Promotion of Emerging Artists

Deadline: 31 January 2024

The European Platforms for Promotion of Emerging Artists Call supports projects that promote emerging European artists and their works. The funding aims to improve their international visibility and circulation of their works. Projects should improve access to and participation in cultural events and activities, enhancing audience engagement and development.

Name: Creative Europe – Cooperation Projects (Medium Scale)

Deadline: 23 January 2024

European Cooperation Projects Medium Scale supports projects with a minimum 5 entities from 5 different eligible Creative Europe countries that involve organisations in the cultural and creative sectors of all sizes, including micro-organisations and small-sized organisations, and from different countries to undertake sectoral or cross-sectoral activities.

Name: ArtLinks Bursary Award 2024

Deadline: 22 January 2024

The ArtLinks partners in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford local authorities are pleased to announce that the Professional and Emerging ArtLinks Bursary Awards 2024 are now open for submissions. These Awards are designed to support artists to develop their practice by providing artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art. The Art forms which they support are: Architecture, Circus, Dance, Film, Literature, Music, Opera, Street Arts, Theatre, Traditional Arts, Visual Arts.

Name: Offaly Council – Arts Act Grant Scheme

Deadline: 22 January 2024

Offaly County Council Arts Office are calling out to communities to make an application to the Arts Acts Grants. Under the Arts Acts Grant Scheme assistance is provided to support a range of arts activity and practice within the community context such as workshops, a project, presentation or event which, in the opinion of the Council, would stimulate public interest in the arts, promote the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts, assist in improving the standards of the arts. The Arts Act 2003, defines the “arts” as music, literature, film, video, community arts, drama, dance, visual arts, architecture, and applied arts (the study of arts).

Name: The Heritage Council – Heritage Organizations Support Fund

Deadline: 15 January 2024

The Heritage Organisations Support Fund aims to build the capacity of non-governmental organisations working in the heritage sector in Ireland by providing funding towards their core costs. The deadline is 15 January 2024

Name: Cork County Council Arts Funding 2024

Deadline: 9 January 2024

Cork County Council invites applications for arts projects and activities that may be eligible for funding under the following grant assistance schemes in 2024: Arts Grant Scheme; Artists in Schools Scheme; Tionscadail Ealaíon nó Imeachtaí a úsáideann an Ghaeilge.

Name: Emma O’Kane Bursary

Deadline: 8 January 2024

The Emma O’Kane Bursary is an award for independent artists who want to think beyond the boundaries of their art form and practice and to explore dance or a physical language in their work. It honours the exceptional ethos and artistic practice of artist Emma O’Kane who died in 2021. The Emma O’Kane Bursary is open to artists of all types and talents. Whatever your background, lived experience or artistic practice, if you have the curiosity to explore and integrate dance, movement or other forms of physical language in your work, the courage to push art form boundaries and to challenge norms and the ambition to be the best that you can be as an artist, they would love to hear from you.

Name: Studios and Gallery Manager, Custom House Studios, Co. Mayo

Deadline: 15 December, 2023

The Board of the Custom House Studios Ltd invites applications for the position of Manager from exceptional candidates with a proven track record in cultural management. The deadline is 15 December, 2023.

Name: Step Up Dance Project 2024, Dance Limerick

Deadline: 12 December, 2023

Step Up Dance Project is a programme of professional development for recent dance graduates or equivalent early-career dance professionals in partnership between the Arts Council, Dance Limerick, the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, and Dance Ireland. Step Up is looking for five dancers born or resident in Ireland who are interested in being part of a paid professional development programme.

Name: Maritime Events Manager, Ocean to City & Cork Harbour Festival

Deadline: 7 December, 2023


Meitheal Mara, Cork’s community boatyard and maritime training centre, wishes to recruit an experienced events manager for the annual Ocean to City: An Ras Mór and Cork Harbour Festival. The deadline is 7 December, 2023.

Name: Executive Director, Dublin Fringe Festival

Deadline: 1 December, 2023

Dublin Fringe Festival is thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and forward-thinking individual to join their team as the Executive Director. This is a new and pivotal role within the organisation, and they are seeking a creative powerhouse to shape the future of one of Ireland's most vibrant and cutting-edge multidisciplinary arts festivals. The deadline is 1 December, 2023. 

Name: ilDÁNA 2023/2024

Deadline: 11 December, 2023

TG4 and the Arts Council are delighted to announce a new season of ilDÁNA 2023/2024. ilDÁNA is designed to enhance the TG4 schedule by supporting the making of ambitious and cinematic long-form documentaries on the arts in Irish. This year we wish to fund the making of two feature-length landmark documentary films, each with a budget of up to €135,000. It is our intention that one of the two documentaries will give expression to inclusivity and diversity in the arts and actively involve new and under-represented voices. Submissions for landmark miniseries will also be considered on an exceptional basis.

Name: Arts Council Creative Europe Co-Funding Award

Deadline: 7 December, 2023

Strand 1: Co-Funding Award for Creative Europe Cooperation Projects commencing in 2024. The primary purpose of Strand 1 of this award is to enable Irish organisations that have secured funding, either as lead co-ordinator or partner, for artistic activities under the Cooperation Projects strands of the Creative Europe Programme 2021-27, to apply for co-funding. Funding will be considered to support Irish arts activities that align with the objectives and priorities of this award.

 Strand 2: Co-Funding Award for Partner Meetings in preparation for Creative Europe Cooperation Project applications. The primary purpose of this strand is to enable Irish organisations to apply for support towards meetings with potential European partners in preparation for applications to the Cooperation Projects strand of the Creative Europe Programme 2021-2027.



Name: Culture Ireland Regular Funding

Deadline: 1 December, 2023

Culture Ireland offers support to Irish professional artists, arts organisations, and international presenters to present work by Irish artists at significant international venues and festivals. Applications for funding to present work internationally from 15 February, 2024 onwards must be submitted by the deadline, 1 December, 2023. 

Name: Call for Artists, European Digital Deal

Deadline: 30 November, 2023

The European Digital Deal calls on artists interested in exploring the deep entanglement between new technologies and democracy to apply for one of 12 residencies. Artists are invited to investigate a range of topics, from the notion of truth in the information age shaped by algorithms, biases in AI, techno-anxiety, and the digital divides arising as a result of digitalisation to new forms of surveillance, intelligence, living, citizenship, or work. The deadline is 30 November, 2023. 

Name: International Curator Residencies 2024, Fire Station Artists’ Studios

Deadline: 15 November 2023

Fire Station Artists' Studios (FSAS) invites international curators, working either independently or with institutions, to apply for residencies, to take place through 2024 and will award up to 6 residencies. Through these residencies, FSAS provides the armature to build links/fosters collaborations between international artists, curators, art institutions & their Irish counterparts. The deadline is 15 November 2023.

Name: Commission on Cultural Relations & Climate Action, EUNIC, EU

Deadline: 13 November 2023

EUNIC – European Union National Institutes for Culture – is the European network of organisations engaging in cultural relations. They are commissioning a piece of work on the role of cultural relations for climate action that will pool, structure and advance existing resources from the network and support the development of more ambitious practical instruments for working in the field of cultural relations, climate and environment.

Name: Open Call for Artists & Collectives, Bangkok Art Biennale 2024, Thailand

Deadline: 11 November 2023

Bangkok Art Biennale 2024 is calling for proposals. Proposals should be relevant to their theme Nurture Gaia. The deadline is 11 November 2023.

Name: Collaborative Practice Award 2023, South Dublin County Council and Creative Ireland

Deadline: 8 November 2023

Creative Communities South Dublin are inviting proposals from artists/creatives for the individual artist in Collaborative Practice Award 2023. This initiative seeks to support creatives to develop collaborative practices and engage with communities in working together and developing projects around the theme of Leaving it Better. The deadline is 8 November 2023.

Name: Arts, Disability and Older Person Training Review, Age & Opportunity and Arts & Disability Ireland

Deadline: 3 November 2023

Age & Opportunity and Arts & Disability Ireland are seeking tenders from suitably qualified individuals or organisations to carry out an Arts, Disability and Older Person training review as part of its joint Access initiative. Age & Opportunity and Arts & Disability Ireland have been working together for a number of years to generate information on older audiences and those with disabilities. Part of the work involves developing training supports for arts organisations wishing to work with older people. As a first step in delivering these supports, they wish to ascertain what key arts, disability and older people training supports currently exist in Ireland and more particularly, further afield. This work will feed into and support the rolling out of Age & Opportunity’s Arts & Creative Charter for Older People.

Name: National Lottery Commissioning Programme, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Deadline: 1 November 2023

The purpose of the Commissioning Programme is to enable organisations to commission new work. The finished work should be in a form capable of being presented, exhibited, published, performed and/or disseminated in its entirety at the point of completion in Northern Ireland (if applicable abroad) either live or online. The deadline is 1 November 2023.

Name: Arts Council Creative Europe Co-Funding Award

Deadline: 7 December 2023

The Co-funding Award 2024 is subdivided by strands. Strand 1: Co-funding Award for Creative Europe Cooperation Projects commencing in 2024. Strand 2: Co-funding Award for Partner Meetings in preparation for Creative Europe Cooperation Project applications. The deadline is 7 December 2023.

Name: Arts Council Festivals Investment Scheme

Deadline: 23 November 2023

The festival Investment scheme is open to multi-disciplinary festivals and single artform festivals taking place between July and December 2024. The deadline is 23 November 2023

Name: Dublin City Council Arts Office – Voluntary Grants

Deadline: 22 November 2023

These grants support Arts programmes or projects by Voluntary organisations or groups engaging professional Artists that significantly advance the Artistic ambition of the organisation or groups activities. The deadline is 22 November 2023.

Name: Dublin City Council Arts Office – Project Grants

Deadline: 22 November 2023

The Purpose of the Arts Grants Programme of DCC is to support Arts Practice, Arts Participation, and Audience Development in the DCC Administrative Area through focusing the funding on requests for developmental projects, training and vocational support for Artists, community development outcomes through quality arts actions or process with an overarching emphasis on diversity and equality of opportunity. The deadline is 22 November 2023.

Name: Dublin City Council Arts Office – Neighbourhood Grants

Deadline: 22 November 2023

Neighbourhood Grants 2024 supporting Arts ​Projects or Programmes that begin with residents, local community organisations or groups interested in the Arts and /or with Artists living in or interested in working in particular neighbourhoods. All Projects must have strong collaboration between Artists and neighbourhood participants. The deadline is 22 November 2023.