Arts and Disability Connect – Funding Scheme for Artists

Deadline: 24 February 2020 16:00

Specifically targeted at individual artists with disabilities, Arts and Disability Connect includes New Work, Mentoring and Training awards.

Arts and Disability Connect offers artists the opportunity to: connect with other practitioners or venues; make a change in their practice; ‘step up’ in terms of scope and scale; reach new audiences and to engage in mentoring or training.

All application forms and guidelines for the 2020 scheme will be available here from Monday 13 January. The deadline is 4pm, Monday 24 February 2020.

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Monday 24 February 2020 at 4pm

Information Clinics
Join Amie Lawless as she talks through how the scheme works and take the opportunity to ask any questions over tea and coffee. This year we will host information sessions in Cork, Carlow, Navan and Dublin.

21 January – Crawford Art Gallery, Cork at 2pm
29 January – Visual, Carlow at 2pm
30 January – Solstice Arts Centre, Navan at 2pm
06 February – Project Arts Centre, Dublin at 2pm

Please email if you would like to attend an information session. All of the venues are accessible to wheelchair users. Let us know if you have any additional access requirements.

Further information
Contact Arts & Disability Ireland on 01 850 9002 or email

Tá leaganacha Gaeilge de na foirmeacha iarratais agus treoirlínte ar fáil ach iad a iarraidh.

Arts and Disability Connect is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.