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Artist in the Community Scheme 2023 (Round 2) Open for Applications
Land Walks Clonakilty Old Railway. Land Walks is an AIC Scheme funded project by artist William Bock and residents of Clonakilty Lodge Direct provision Centre. Photo: William Bock 2020

Artist in the Community Scheme 2023 (Round 2) Open for Applications

News, Opportunities


The 2023 Deadlines for the AIC Scheme are 5pm Monday 27th March (Round One) and Mon 25 September (Round Two). Applications are now OPEN for Round Two.

This includes the following awards:
  • Research and Development Award (without mentoring)
  • Research and Development Award (with Mentoring)
  • Recent Graduate Research and Development Award (with Mentoring)
  • Project Realisation Award
Additionally, we are pleased to announce enhanced award amounts for all Research and Development Awards. This is designed to reflect the lived reality of collaborative artists working in this field. Further details of these enhanced awards can be found on the AIC Scheme Awards page.


How to Apply

Application forms for each award are available on the AIC Scheme Awards Page. Please choose which award you wish to apply for, and follow the instructions found on that page.


How can we support you?

Create and the Arts Council aim to make the application process accessible to all. We have increased supports to remove barriers for artist applicants to Artist in the Community awards. These additional supports may include: translation from other languages, Irish Sign Language(ISL) interpretation for advisory sessions, or transcription of audio and video files. To find out more please contact Create at least 3 weeks in advance of the closing date. Email us at info[at]createireland.ie or call us on (01) 473 6600. If you feel your needs are not outlined here please contact us and we will do our best to support you.