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International Programme for Organisations

This scheme is open. Deadline for applications: Thursday 24th August 2017 at 4pm

All applications in this funding round must be for projects that will take place between 1st November 2017 and 31st October 2018. There are two funding streams included within this programme:

  • Artists' International Development Fund (Organisations)
  • Professional Arts Abroad
Please consult the programme guidance notes before completing and submitting an application.

Who can apply?

Professional Arts Abroad

  • Professional arts organisations based in Northern Ireland, which can show both a credible track record of contributing to artistic activities here and a commitment to a continued artistic programme in Northern Ireland in the future.

Artists International Development Fund (organisations)

The programme is open to organisations in any artform

  • who have received recognition for their work in Northern Ireland;
  • who do not have extensive international experience;
  • whose work will benefit from launching better international networks - either artistically; or in terms of developing an audience for their work; and
  • who can demonstrate an interest in their work from an overseas partner/host

Who cannot apply?

  • Applicants who have already received an award, within the previous 12 months, under the scheme to which they are applying.  This 12 month period runs from the date of the previous award letter.
  • Applicants who have broken the conditions of previous grant awards within the previous 4 years (taken from the date of the letter of offer).

How to apply?

Applications for this programme must be submitted online. Hard-copy applications will not be accepted.

International Programme sample application
International Programme Guidance Notes

Deadline for Applications

The deadline for applications is Thursday 24th August 2017 at 4pm

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