Grants & Opportunities

Leitrim County Council Arts Office provides financial assistance to individual artists, organisations and festivals to further their development and to help provide for arts activities in the county through the schemes listed below. Further details and application forms for these scheme are available through the appropriate link in the menu on the left.

Artists can also avail of opportunities through the many programmes which the arts office organises, such as Creative Frame, Spark and Small Sparks, the Artist in Schools Scheme etc.  Further details of these opportunities can be found in the relevant part of the programmes section of the website.

Artists and arts organisations and festivals may also be interested in funding available for both groups and individuals from a wide range of national organisations, details of which can be found in the links section on the main menu to the left.

SchemeEligibilityClosing Date
Venues Programming SupportArts Venuesclosed
Arts Festivals Support SchemeArts festivalsclosed
Individual Artists BursariesIndividual artists17th April 2020
Mentorship ProgrammeIndividual artists29th March 2020
International Performance Exhibition AwardIndividual artists29th March 2020

In addition to the grant schemes above, the following closing dats may be of interest to artists and groups:

SchemeEligibilityClosing Date
Artist in Schools SchemeSchoolsclosing date passed
Artist in Schools SchemeArtistsclosing date passed
Creative Ireland Open CallCommunity Groupsclosing date passed
Creative Ireland Open CallArtistsclosing date passed
SparkCompaniesDate coming soon
SparkArtistsDate coming soon
Small SparksCompaniesDate coming soon
Small SparksArtistsDate coming soon
Culture NightVenues1st June 2020
John McGahern AwardWriters31st July 2020


  • EU Sturctural Fund
  • European Union