CORK CITY COUNCIL ARTS OFFICE ARTS GRANT 2023 COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY
Cork City Council invites applications to the 2023 Arts Grant Scheme. Grants are available to community, voluntary groups/organisations throughout the city area.
Cork City Council may offer amounts of grant aid less than the amount sought. Grant assistance will only be awarded where applications meet the criteria set down by Cork City Council.
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS 4PM ON 24 NOVEMBER 2022.
ASSESSMENT OF APPLICATIONS
CRITERIA FOR ALL APPLICATIONS
· Applicants must be located within Cork City Council’s administrative area.
· Applications must be fully completed, signed and submitted before the stated deadline.
· Requested supporting material must be submitted
· Work must be carried out on a not-for-profit basis
· Work must be artistic in nature
· Where relevant, organisations must have up-to-date child safeguarding policies that are compliant with the Children First Act 2015
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ASSESSED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
· Demonstrated connection to a specific artistic or cultural activity.
· Potential for programmes to extend and enhance participant’s understanding and/practice of art form/s
· Quality of experience and engagement with the art form in the proposed activity.
· Potential to contribute to relevant objectives in the Cork City Council Arts & Culture Strategy, 2022 - 2026
· Relevance to the needs of the relevant community / target group / audience
· Demonstrated interest in organisational development and sustainability.
· Recognition and accommodation of the diverse cultures and demographics in the city
· Programme should be accessible to all – thought should be given to venue, cost and access requirements.
. Evidence of sound book-keeping practices (certified annual accounts should be supplied)
· Evidence of a committee based governing structure for organisation.
· Evidence of equitable and fair remuneration for professional artists /arts workers, where engaged.
· Evidence of documentation and/or evaluation of activities.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
Cork City Council proposes that the following information relating to this grant application competition will be made available on request:
- Name of the successful applicants.
· Reasons an applicant did not qualify for grant consideration.
Cork City Council undertakes to use its best endeavors to hold confidential any information provided by applicants subject to its obligations under law, including the Freedom of Information Act 2014. Applicants are requested to consider if any of the information supplied should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity. If this is the case, candidates should, when providing the information, identify same and specify the reasons for its sensitivity. If such information is not identified as sensitive and Cork City Council on consideration does not deem it sensitive, then such information is liable to be released in response to a Freedom of Information request without further consultation with the applicants. Cork City Council will consult with any candidates about sensitive information before making a decision on any Freedom of Information Act request received
Community Culture & Placemaking, Cork City Council,
City Hall, Anglesea Street,
Tel: 021 4924000