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, 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.Funding is also 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 2018/2019
Arts Festivals Support SchemeArts festivalstbc January 2019
Individual Artists BursariesIndividual artists19th November 2018
Mentorship ProgrammeIndividual artistspassed

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

SchemeEligibilityClosing Date 2018
Artist in Schools SchemeSchoolspassed
Artist in Schools SchemeArtistspassed
Creative Ireland Open CallCommunity GroupsOngoing
Creative Ireland Open CallArtistsOngoing
SparkArtiststbc 2019
Culture NightVenuespassed
John McGahern AwardWriterspassed
Wild Words Volume 6Writers Aged 14 - 17passed


  • Ireland Structural and Investment Funds
  • EU European Regional Development Fund