Deadline: 5.30pm, Thursday 19 September 2013Visual Artists Ireland, on behalf of the Arts Council, invites applications for grants of up to a maximum of €30,000 towards the running costs of visual artists’ workspaces. In keeping with the Arts Council’s policy document Visual Artists’ Workspaces in Ireland – A New Approach (DOC, 0.18 MB), this scheme has the aim of assisting artists workspaces throughout the country to provide the best possible environment for working visual artists and, where feasible, to enable a level of subsidy for resident visual artists.

The scheme will award grants of up to €30,000 towards running costs such as light, heat, rent, artists’ development programmes, administration and/or appropriate salary costs. Capital costs cannot be applied for through this scheme. The funding will be offered on a once-off basis for 2014.

Essential information:

•    Visual Artists Workspace Scheme Guidelines:  Workspace_Guidelines_2014
•    Visual Artists Workspace Scheme Application Form:  Workspace Scheme Application Form
•    Deadline: 5.30pm, Thursday 19 September 2013.

Additional Information: 
Please note; application for this scheme is via the online application form under ‘essential information’ at the link above. However, to assist with planning and for information purposes ONLY, an example PDF of the application form can be found here:  Application Form Example 2014

Contact details: 
For further information and queries contact:  Niamh Looney, Visual Artists’ Workspace Scheme 2014, Visual Artists Ireland, Central Hotel Chambers, 7/9 Dame Court, Dublin 2.

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