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Call for Proposals for Arts and Disability Connect Grant Program - Ireland

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 23, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on May 23, 2021
Arts and Disability Connect logo
Arts and Disability Connect logo

The Arts Council is currently accepting Proposals for the Arts and Disability Connect Grant Program to support artists with disabilities to be ambitious, to develop their practice and to connect with arts organisations and arts professionals in Ireland.

Funded by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland ADC continues to be tailored closely to the needs of artists living in the Republic of Ireland in a way that complements other funding opportunities available.

This scheme is designed to support artists with disabilities to make new and ambitious work.

It offers artists the opportunity to:
a) make a change in their practice;
b) ‘step up’ in terms of scope and scale;
c) engage in new learning experiences;
d) develop new working relationships;
e) buy time to research and develop work;
f) to make and present new work to audiences.

Utilize This Offer

Arts and Disability Connect has been created in response to the changing needs of the sector in the Republic of Ireland.

Applicant type: Individual Artist.

Arts and Disability Connect has four funding strands:
• Arts and Disability Connect New Work - Maximum award of €15,000;
• Research and Development award - Maximum award of €5,000;
• Arts and Disability Connect Mentoring - Maximum award of €3,000;
• Arts and Disability Connect Training - Maximum award of €1,000.

Closing date: Monday 24 May 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 23
Apr 23

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Apr 24
Apr 24

Thanks, Ana.