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2019 Deadlines: (Round 1) Monday 25 March; (Round 2) Monday 29 July

 

Research and Development Award

The AIC Scheme Research & Development award is open to artists who wish to research and develop a project in a community context. The maximum time frame is 4 months. The maximum amount awarded is €1,000.

Research and Development Award (with Mentoring)

The Research & Development Award with Mentoring is open to artists who wish to develop a community based project and who have identified an artist mentor they want to work with a during the research and development strand. The maximum award is €1500, which includes €500 fee payable to the mentor. Maximum time frame is 4 months.

Recent Graduate Research and Development Award (with Mentoring)

NEW: Recent Graduate artists are defined as those of any age, who have graduated from an undergraduate degree programme in the arts in the past three years and are interested in developing or exploring, or are establishing a professional career in collaborative arts practice. This award specifically targets emerging artists / practitioners who have completed their undergraduate degree and who are not in postgraduate studies at the time of the award. The maximum award is €2,500 of which a maximum of €750 is specifically to cover the cost of engaging a mentor. The time frame should be no longer than 5 months

Research and Development Award with Mentoring for an artist from an ethnic minority background

NEW: This Research & Development Award with mentoring is for an artist from a minority ethnic background who wishes to develop a community based project and who has identified an artist mentor they want to work with during the research and development phase. This award offers additional funding and a slightly longer timeframe. The maximum award is €2,750 of which a maximum of €1,000 is specifically to cover the cost of engaging a mentor. The time frame should be no longer than 5 months. 

Any Artist based in the Republic of Ireland who is from a minority ethnic background, including migrants, refugees and applicants in need of international protection - living in direct provision or other accommodation may apply for this award. Artists who do not have the right to work should please contact Create for advice on applications.

While there is one R&D award with Mentoring ring-fenced for an artist from a minority ethnic background in each round, all applications for this award will also be considered for the regular Research & Development Award with mentoring.

 

 

Project Realisation Award

The Project Realisation award is open to communities of interest or place (or their representative organisations), planning a project with an artist of between 6 weeks and 5 months duration with a maximum award of €5000, or between 6 months and 9 months with a maximum award of €10,000. 

 

 

 

Application Packs (form + guidelines) for the awards:

 Applicants are required to use only these application packs. Applications will now only be accepted when sent using WeTransfer.

 

Guidelines
Research & Development Awards and Project Realisation Awards Guidelines for Applicants [PDF]

 

2019 Application Form for the Research & Development Award, Recent Graduate Research and Development Award, Research & Development Award with mentoring and the Research & Development Award with mentoring for an artist from a minority ethnic background

AIC Research & Development [DOCX]

 

2019 Application Form for the Project Realisation Award

AIC Project Realisation [DOCX]

 

2019 Deadlines: (Round 1) Monday 25 March; (Round 2) Monday 29 July.

 Read the AIC FAQ, visit our case study page or read more about previous recipients.

For forms in Irish or large format, for further information on application criteria and assessment, or to book an advisory session about the Scheme, please contact Áine Crowley, 01-4736600 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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