Funding: Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary

Applications for the Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary are now open.

The purpose of the award is to support professional artists to develop their art practice. It provides artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art.

The award is open to professional artists working in all artforms and at all stages in their professional careers.

The maximum amount to be awarded will be €20,000.

Closing date for applications is 5.30pm, Thursday 28 January 2021.

Note: You must be registered with the online services website to make an application. If you are not already registered, we recommend you register for online services as far in advance of the deadline as possible, as it may take five days for your online services registration to be processed.

There is a list of frequently asked questions about the Arts Participation Bursary here.

For further information and application details, please see