Feature Article
Welcome to the August edition of our Newsletter
News this month
Theatre Funding Clinics
A Guide for Working in Intercultural Contexts
Places Matter - Building inclusion in the arts
PRESENTATION AND Q&A - Public Sentiment Research
Research tender published for Culture Night
Grants and Awards
Arts Centre Funding 2021
Deadline: Strategic Funding 2021
Capacity Building Support Scheme
Deadline: Commissions Award, Thursday, 17 September, 2020
Online Information Clinic on the Arts Council’s upcoming film awards 2020
Professional Development Award
Deadline: Project Awards, Thursday, 10 September, 2020
Re-opening of Creative Production Supports – A Theatre Resource-Sharing Pilot Scheme
News from the community
Deadline: Commissions Award, Thursday, 17 September, 2020

The deadline for the next round of the Arts Council's Commissions Awards is Thursday, 17 September 2020 at 5.30pm

The window for making an application opens on Tuesday, 18 August, 2020.

The Commissions Award is available across all art forms and arts practice areas supported by the Arts Council.


The purpose of the award is to enable arts organisations to commission new work from independent artists.


The award guidelines award can be downloaded from the available funding section of the Arts Council's website.


Who can apply:

The award is open to organisations only.


The deadline for this award is 5.30pm on Thursday 17 September, 2020.  Applications will only be accepted through the Arts Council's online services website and all supporting material must be submitted online. Applicants who have not previously used the online services site must register in advance of making an application.  It may take up to five working days for your registrations to be confirmed so it is very important that you register as early as possible.


We now provide updates and assistance on the use of online services through our new Facebook page. Feel free to post or send us a message via the page if you need online services support when making a Commission Award application: http://www.facebook.com/artscouncilireland