Cooperation with Northern Ireland Scheme 2016 (Funding)

Posted: Wednesday, 27 April 2016

During 2016 the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will operate a Scheme of funding support for Projects which seek to enhance, celebrate or commemorate the artistic, cultural, musical, film or heritage of the Island of Ireland on a North/South basis. The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, 3 June 2016.

Funding provided under the Scheme should meet a specific cultural need and should support the Department in the delivery of its objective to nurture and develop Irish artistic and creative talent and enhance arts access, the national cultural institutions, regional arts infrastructure and cultural tourism countrywide, in cooperation with national and local authorities and other partners.

Projects funded under this scheme need to be creative and innovative and examples of projects which could be considered for funding under the scheme include, but are not limited to, projects which:

Promote co-operation and joint initiatives between organisations and institutions on a North/South basis;
Promote cultural tourism on a North/South basis;
Promote the provision of cultural outreach programmes on a North/South basis.

Click here to view and download details of this scheme.