Arts Council Northern Ireland - The International Showcase Fund

Grants of up to £5000 for artists, bands and managers who have been invited to play an international showcasing festival or conference, to contribute to travel, visas, accommodation and expenses.  Delivered by the PRS for Music Foundation in partnership with the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Invest Northern Ireland.

These awards enable individual artists, bands and managers to travel from Northern Ireland to develop their skills and expertise. Applicants must provide evidence that they have been invited by a host organisation in the country to which they intend to travel.

Who can apply?

Artists, bands, songwriters, producers and managers who have been invited to perform/attend at industry facing showcase festivals such as:

SXSW
WOMEX
Folk Alliance International
Classical: Next
Jazz Ahead