This Award has been created by Derry City & Strabane District Council in order to fulfil action ‘2k’ under Aim 2 of the Arts & Culture Strategy (2019 / 24) to ‘Deliver quality programme, product and practice’.
Specifically the action within the Strategy states the requirement to:
Create a dedicated fund in Derry City and Strabane District to support independent Artists, theatre makers and arts organisations in the creation and dissemination of new artistic work. Commission quality local and international artists to create artworks linked to learning opportunities for programmes and events with the aim of inspiring audiences and practitioners.
This award is available to artists, practitioners and cultural organisations resident within the DCSDC area.
Organisations in receipt of other Cultural Grant Aid from Council (Cultural Organisations, Headline Events, Community Festivals or Heritage Animation) in the same year are not eligible for this award.
Derry City & Strabane District Council strongly recommend that applicants download and review the guidance notes and scoring matrix before completing the application form.
The deadline for applications is 12 noon, 15th November 2019.