The Communities Minister announced last Wednesday the allocation of a further £3.25 million to enable the Arts Council to open the third emergency programme targeted directly at individuals. The Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme 2 will open for applications on Thursday 17th December.
The funding is aimed at venue support staff, singer songwriters, session musicians, set designers, lighting and sound technicians, artists, actors, DJs, musicians, rappers, writers/poets, comedians, open mike performers, tutors and facilitators, dancers, choreographers, editors and proof readers, craftspeople. This is an indicative list and is not exhaustive.
In advance of the IERP2 programme opening, the Arts Council has made the Guidance Notes available to prospective applicants.