Grants and Opportunities

Grants and Opportunities

Name: Abbey Theatre

Deadline: 1 February 2023 to 31 October 2023

The Abbey Theatre have opened a nine-month submission window for scripts and ideas running from 1 February 2023 to 31 October 2023. Whether you have a finished script, a work in progress, a dance, theatre or interdisciplinary piece, you can submit your work or ideas to the Abbey Theatre for consideration.

Name: Commission Awards

Deadline: Thursday 23 February 2023 at 5.30pm.

The Arts Council Commissions Award is available in Dance, Music, Opera, Traditional Arts, Festivals and Young People, Children and Education. The purpose of the Commissions Award is to enable the commissioning of new work from freelance artists.

Name: Irish Society for Theatre Research (ISTR)

Deadline: Friday 24 February 2023 at 5pm

Check out the ISTR upcoming conference at the University of Galway on May 5 and 6, 2023. The conference is titled Balancing Acts and the ISTR have a call out for twenty-minute papers. The theme ‘Balancing Acts’ is directly motivated by a shared need to consider how we make theatre and performance, how we conduct research and teach, and how we live and play, identifying that ‘balance’ is essential for health, creativity, safety, and sustainability.

Name: RTÉ and Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland

Deadline: Friday 24 February 2023

RTÉ and Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland have a call out for the award-winning short drama series Storyland. Storyland aims to create opportunities for new talent to pitch, develop and produce drama for screens and is a springboard for Irish writing, directing, producing and action talent. Storyland wants to commission eight scripts, working with script writers and producers on their development. Writers from the world of television, film, theatre, advertising, literature, documentary and journalism are being sought whether or not they have written for television or film before. Of the eight dramas commissioned, three single dramas of twenty-five minutes duration will be commissioned for production. The short dramas will be broadcast on RTÉ2 and the RTÉ player.

Name: Proposals for Visual Art Exhibition

Deadline: Tuesday 14th March 2023 at 1pm

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (dlr) is delighted to invite proposals for its 2024-2026 visual art exhibition programme for the Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire. The callout is open to professional artists, curators, and arts organisations to apply. Proposals for solo, two person, or group shows are welcome. A minimum of three separate exhibitions will be programmed from this call out. They will take place between 2024 and 2026. One exhibition opportunity may be for an emerging artist. An in person facilitated gallery visit takes place on Tuesday 21st February at 6pm

Name: Fingal County Council Artist Support Scheme

Deadline: Friday 24 February 2023 at 4pm

The Fingal County Council 2023 Artist Support Scheme allows for professional artists to avail of awards of up to 5,000 euro towards the development of work or for a residency or for travel and professional development. The award is open to practicing artists at all stages in their professional careers working in music, visual art, drama, film, literature and dance. To be eligible to apply, applicants must have been born, have studied, or currently reside in the Fingal administrative area and the award is for projects or initiatives taking place between 1 May and 31 December 2023. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 24 February 2023 at 4pm.

Name: Submitting a Play to Fishamble

Deadline: February 1st to April 30th 2023

The submission for new plays to Fishamble is now open. Fishamble welcomes submissions of new, original, dramatic work, and appreciates the imagination, time, and effort that goes into writing a play. Their current window for online submissions is now open from February 1st to April 30th 2023.

Name: Director at The Dock

Deadline: Sunday 26 February 2023

The Dock, a dynamic multi-disciplinary arts centre in Carrick on Shannon, county Leitrim, is seeking an outstanding and talented individual for the position of Director who will lead the centre with passion, imagination and dedication in the next exciting phase of its development and artistic achievement. A 5-year contract will be offered to the successful candidate with a salary in the region of €60,000, commensurate with experience. Application is by online submission.

Name: Creative Europe

Deadline: February 23, 2023

Creative Europe is the European Commission’s framework programme for support to the culture and audio-visual sectors. Creative Europe – European Cooperation Projects Large Scale Creative Europe – European Cooperation Projects Medium Scale Creative Europe – European Cooperation Projects Small Scale

Name: Erasmus+

Deadline: 23 February, 11:00am (Key Action 1), 22 March, 11:00am (Key Action 2)

Erasmus+ is the EU’s funding programme for education, training, youth and sport. It aims to provide support for lifelong learning; contribute to building a European Education Area; promote learning mobility in education, training, youth, and sport; improve the quality of education and training systems and strengthen European identity and active citizenship.

Name: Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity

Deadline: Friday 17 March 2023

This annual 1 million euro prize aims to recognise outstanding, innovative and impactful work in climate change mitigation and adaptation.