Placing art at the heart
We are the funding and development organisation for the Arts in Northern Ireland, distributing Public and National Lottery funds.
We support, develop and champion high-quality arts and cultural activity by artists, arts practitioners, organisations, venues and communities throughout Northern Ireland.More about Funding
Bringing great art within the reach of everyone
We invest funding from our sponsor department, the Department for Communities, and from the National Lottery, to create opportunities for more people, from all backgrounds and communities, to enjoy and take part in the arts.
We bring people and communities together through the arts.Learn more about us
Investment in the Arts
Audiences & Participants
Population engagement in Arts
Engaging disadvantaged communities
Arts Council awards £110,000 of National Lottery funding to support community projectsFunding, Organisations
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