Deadline 16 September, 12pm
Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs have announced that the Arts and Culture Capital Scheme 2016 is now open for applications. This new €9m capital investment scheme for arts and culture centres will run from 2016-2018 and is focussed on enhancing the existing stock of arts and culture centres throughout the country.
The scheme is broken down into the following three Streams:
Stream 1 will offer grants from €20,000 up to €300,000 and is aimed at refurbishment and upgrade of facilities; (funding of €4m is available under this Stream);
Stream 2 will offer grants from €300,000 up to €2m for larger enhancement/expansion/ refurbishment projects involving construction works to arts and culture facilities; (funding of €4.5m is available under this Stream);
Stream 3 will be geared towards providing grants of up to €20,000 to community / voluntary groups for community-based projects (funding of €500,000 will be available under this Stream). Applications for funding under this Stream will be invited at a later stage.
For Guidelines and Application Forms see: