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 artistsclosed
Mentorship ProgrammeIndividual artistsclosed
International Performance Exhibition AwardIndividual artistsclosed

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

SchemeEligibilityClosing Date
Artist in Schools SchemeSchoolsclosed
Artist in Schools SchemeArtistsclosed
Creative Ireland Open CallCommunity Groupsclosed
Creative Ireland Open CallArtistsclosed
Small SparksCompaniesclosed
Small SparksArtistsclosed
Culture NightVenuesclosed
John McGahern AwardWritersclosed


It is a condition of all awards that, where appropriate, it should be evident that the project has been made possible through the support of Leitrim County Council and any relevant funding parter of the council such as Creative Ireland or The Arts Council and the logos of Leitrim County Council and its partners included in all credits and publicity material. These can be downloaded here below.

LEITRIM COUNTY COUNCIL LOGO (on light backgrounds)

LEITRIM COUNTY COUNCIL LOGO (on dark backgrounds)

ARTS COUNCIL LOGO (on light backgrounds)

ARTS COUNCIL LOGO (on dark backgrounds)





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