The Arts Council Funding Schedule 2024

The Arts Council have shared a schedule of funding opportunities for 2024.

Please note that the dates of the schemes could change over the course of the year. The Arts Council will update the list on website accordingly and communicate any changes widely through their social channels.

Please view the schedule here.

Funding will be offered through 27 award schemes, all within the context of an unprecedented level of demand.

Some key points:

  • Increases in Arts Grant funding
  • Increases in the Workspaces scheme
  • Increased access costs for awardees
  • Continuation of the Agility award
  • Two rounds of Project awards for some artforms, including Theatre
  • Fixed-life projects Next Generation Artist Award, Open Call, Markievicz Award and Liam O’Flynn Award have now completed
  • A review of the Capacity Building Support Scheme will be carried out with a view to the provision of future such supports

Meet The Arts Council:

The Arts Council will run a series of Meet the Arts Council events in January and February, where they can provide advice and support, and respond to specific queries on the funding schedule and proposed applications.

In the meantime, the arts teams are happy to assist with any queries you have. You can find staff contact details on the website. If you have specific access needs while making a funding application, please contact the Access Officer, Vanessa Carswell, for support by emailing or calling +353 87 169 1155 .