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Artist in the Community Scheme 

Artist in the Community Scheme 

This scheme is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts. Please note that this award may by subject to different conditions and criteria than the awards directly administered by the Arts Council.


Twice yearly, the Arts Council offers grants to enable artists and communities of place/or interest to work together on projects.

The scheme is open to artists from any of the following artform disciplines: architecture, circus, street art and spectacle, dance, film, literature (Irish and English language), music, opera, theatre, visual arts and traditional arts. The projects can take place in a diverse range of social and community contexts, e.g. arts and health; arts and disability; arts and older people; arts and cultural diversity.

Further information

Visit Artist in the Community Scheme section at for details

For information on each strand, funding limits and how to apply contact or phone 01 473 66 00

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