Arts Funding

Aim: To assist and enable artists and Arts and community organisations create, develop, and deliver innovative creative work of outstanding quality for the purposes of:

  • Stimulating public interest in the Arts
  • Promoting knowledge, appreciation, and promotion of the Arts
  • Improving standards in the Arts

Funding support is available under the following strands:

  1. Arts Grant Scheme
  2. Artists in Schools Scheme
  3. Na Healaíona Atá Bunaithe Ar Ghaeilge / Irish Language Arts
  4. Bursary and Residency Schemes (open to practicing artists only)
    1. Artists’ Creative Bursary
    2. International Touring and Exhibition
    3. Tyrone Guthrie Centre Bursary
    4. Ballinglen Arts Foundation Bursary
    5. Cork County Council /Centre Culturel Irlandais Residency

Guidelines and further information are available on Cork County Council’s online applications portal see link below. The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 10th, 2023.