The deadline for the next round of Arts Council Project awards is 5.30pm Thursday, 29 March 2012.

In advance of this deadline, the Arts Council will hold a number of information clinics, to offer advice and information on the application process.

There will be one information clinic each in Dublin, Cork and Galway at the following dates and times:

Cork: Monday March 12th ~ 11am-1pm, Triskel Christchurch, South Main Street, Cork.

Dublin:Friday March 16th ~ 11am-1pm,Smock Alley Theatre, Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin.

Galway:Tuesday March 20th ~ 11am-1pm,Nuns Island Theatre, 23 Nuns Island, Galway

Artists and organisations from all artform and arts practice areas that are eligible to apply are welcome to attend. No booking required. Each clinic will cover the following topics:

  • Using the online services website
  • The purpose of Project awards
  • Eligibility
  • Filling out the application form
  • Budgets
  • Essential supporting material
  • The assessment process
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • Questions and answers

The Arts Council is offering the following Project awards with a deadline of 29 March 2012:

  • Arts Participation Project Award
  • Dance Project Award
  • Film Project Award
  • Music Project Award
  • Opera Project Award
  • Street Arts and Spectacle Project Award
  • Theatre Project Award
  • Traditional Arts Project Award
  • Visual Arts Project Award

For more information on each of the above awards visit the available funding section of the Arts Council’s web site. Applicants must register and submit their applications through the Arts Council’s online services website.