Funding: Arts Council Young People, Children and Education Project (YPCE) Award

Applications are now open for the Arts Council Young People, Children and Education (YPCE) Project Award.

The award supports specific projects in the field of Young People, Children and Education in the 14-month period commencing on or after 1 November 2020.

The purpose of the YPCE Project Award is to support artists to develop and deliver ambitious and original projects with and for children and young people. Projects may be inter-disciplinary or focused on a specific artform.

The award is open to professional artists and organisations working to engage children and young people in the arts.

There are four strands under which you can apply:

  • Strand 1: Early Childhood Project Award;
  • Strand 2: Childhood Project Award;
  • Strand 3: Transitions Project Award;
  • Strand 4: Connections Project Award.

Closing date for applications is 5.30pm, Thursday 10 September 2020.

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.

The maximum awarded is €85,000.

For further information and application details, please see