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Arts Grants 2020

Open calls for the following Awards are now open for applications: Arts Grants 2020

Deadline for receipt of applications 12.00hrs Noon on Monday 4th November 2019. No late applications will be accepted.  All applications must be in hard copy format.  

For details on how to attend our Arts Grants information Session on 14th October please see below

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:

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

Please remember:
Closing Date for Receipt of Application is Monday 4th November 2019 at midday
All applications must be submitted in hard copy only (One signed original plus 4 photocopies) (Total of 5)

Application forms, guidelines and criteria may be downloaded below:

Arts Funding Application Form 2020 (Word 175KB)  (PDF 409KB)

Criteria Guidelines (Word 154KB)  (PDF 405KB)

Tá leaganacha Gaeilge de na foirmeacha seo ar fáil anseo

Foirm Iarratais Ar  Dheontais Ealáíon (Word)  (PDF)

Critéir agus Treoirlínte an Deontais Ealaíon le haghaidh 2020  (Word)  (PDF)


Dublin City Council Arts Office invites you along to the Arts Grants Information Sessions which offers guidance and answers any FAQ to those who are applying for the Dublin City Council Arts Grants 2020

The information sessions will be led by the Arts Officers Team and take place on Monday 14th October 2019 from 2pm to 5pm at The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1.  

There will be a Project Information Session which runs from 2pm to 3:30pm and a Neighbourhood & Voluntary Information Session taking place from 3:30pm to 5pm. 

To attend you must register by clicking on either of the categories you are applying for below. 

Project Information Session 2pm - 3:30pm

Neighbourhood & Voluntary Information Session 3:30pm - 5pm


For further information please contact  T: 01-222 5455 or e-mail


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.