Arts Council: Strategic Funding

Closing date 17:30, Thursday 16 September 2021
Maximum awarded Unlimited
Applicant type Organisation
Telephone 01 6180200/01 6180243

Purpose, aims and objectives 

The purpose of Strategic Funding is to invest in and support the essential infrastructure required to sustain and develop the arts in Ireland.

Recipients of Strategic Funding must play a critical part in delivering the policy priorities of Making Great Art Work, the Arts Council's ten-year strategy.

In offering Strategic Funding, the Arts Council wishes to ensure:

  • The delivery of excellent artwork and/or events activities and services
  • Excellent opportunities for artists and/or arts professionals to develop their practice and/or to create or to be engaged in high-quality work
  • That the diversity of contemporary Ireland is reflected in the work it supports
  • That more people will enjoy high-quality arts experiences
  • Increased depth of engagement by and with the public
  • Standards of excellence in governance and management in the art

Full details, guidelines and application here