Funding, Organisations

Arts Council opens new Commissioning Programme for Organisations

8th September, 2022

The Arts Council today (8th September 2022) opened applications to a new funding programme which will enable the widest possible range of organisations to commission new work.

Blue background with white text: Arts Council of Northern Ireland Commissioning Programme. Deadline for applications: 12noon, 31st October 2022.

Commissions may be applied for across all art form areas supported by the Arts Council. Proposals may also be cross-art form.

The finished work should be in a form capable of being presented, exhibited, published, performed and/or disseminated in its entirety at the point of completion in Northern Ireland (if applicable abroad) either live or online.

This programme is for projects and programmes which will complete by 15th December 2023.

The maximum award is £25,000.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon, 31st October 2022.

To view the guidance notes and apply visit