The Arts Awards by Cavan County Council are allocated under the Arts Act 2003. There are two seperate categories in 2019. The Arts Development Awards for community and arts development and the Professional Artists Awards which are to support the work of professional artists.
Organisations, groups or individuals running arts events and projects in County Cavan or promoting the County arts offerings elsewhere between, February 2019 and February 2020 are eligible to apply.
Groups interested in applying for this funding can apply for the:
ARTS DEVELOPMENT AWARDS.
The total budget allocation is €18,000. Grants will vary from €200 to €1,000. Examples of work that could be eligible as include:
Arts Participation – (e.g. workshops, performance, arts production, etc. involving the general public and/or target groups)
Arts in Settings – (e.g. Artist-led projects in settings such as community, education, health care, landscape, etc.)
Arts Events – (e.g. stand alone events, events as part of a festival, scheme or ommunity project, etc.).
PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS AWARDS
Annually the Members of Cavan County Council with the support of the Arts Council support professional artists living and working in County Cavan. This funding is available under the PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS AWARDS.
Professional artists from all disciplines are welcome to apply to this scheme. Applicants must be originally from County Cavan, reside in the County or artists whose proposed work has a significant Cavan element. The term “Professional Artist” assumes that you have a substantive body of work created and that you are recognised as such by your peers in the making or developing the Arts.
The Professional Artists Awards are designed to assist artists in relation to any of the following three categories:
Professional Development – (e.g. further training, mentoring, artist and interdisciplinary collaboration, attendance at workshops, travel grants within Ireland and abroad). Up to €2,000.
New Artworks – (e.g. research and development, residency assistance*, production costs, materials assistance, etc.). Up to €1,000.
Audience Initiatives – (e.g. audience research, performance and recording development assistance, publication and exhibition assistance, arts practice development in conjunction with arts or community groups). Up to €1,000.
For more information and Application Forms visit: cavanarts.ie/…