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Arts Funding Opportunities 2019

Velo City Application 2019




In accordance with the Arts Act, Dublin City Council invites applications for funding towards arts projects and programmes in the city which are complementary to the following objectives:

(a)    Stimulating public interest in the Arts,
(b)    Promoting knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts, or
(c)    Improving standards in the arts within its functional area (Dublin City).

Please download an Application Form, Guidelines and Governance Code summary here:

Application Form 2019 English (Word 176KB)   (PDF 426KB)

Arts Funding Criteria Guidelines 2019 (Word 151KB)   (PDF 490KB)

Code of Governance  (PDF 140KB)


Irish Version of Application Form 2019 (Word 113KB)   (PDF 566KB)

Irish Version of Arts Funding Criteria Guidelines 2019  (Word 64KB)   (PDF 480KB)

Application forms, guidelines and criteria may also be obtained from:
City Arts Office, Dublin City Council, The LAB, Foley St., Dublin 1  
Tel: 01-222 5455 or E-mail:      

Please note: Closing date and time for receipt of Applications is

Thursday 1st November 2018 at 12 noon

Completed Applications, One signed original and 4 photocopies (5 in total) with relevant accompanying material must be submitted in hard copy only to:

Arts Grant Applications
Dublin City Arts Office,
The LAB, Foley Street,  
Dublin 1

Please ensure you have read the Guidelines and completed the form in full before submitting your application.


Privacy (General Data Protection Regulation G.D.P.R.)

The purpose for processing your data is to process your application for an Arts Grant Award in according with the Arts Act 2003. The information you provide will be assessed by a panel made up of staff of Dublin City Arts Office and external invited arts specialists.

Your information will be retained for five years if you are granted an award and for one year if not granted an award. If you do not furnish the personal data requested, Dublin City Council will not be able to process your application.

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to applicable exemptions, in relation to your personal data:

  • the right to access the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data
  • the right to require us to rectify any inaccuracies in your personal data
  • the right to require us to erasure your personal data
  • the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes
  • the right to object to our use of your personal data or the way in which we process it

Please note that to help protect your privacy; we take steps to verify your identity before granting access to personal data.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please submit a request to our Data Protection Officer outlining the specific details of the request:  Email:  Tel: 01 2223775.  All valid requests will be processed without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request.  This period may be extended by up to two further months where necessary.