CORK CITY COUNCIL ARTS OFFICE INDIVIDUAL ARTIST BURSARY AWARD 2023
The Bursary award supports individual artists. Applications must be in respect of the professional development of the individual practicing artist, arts administrators, and or arts and cultural theorists.
Examples of professional development include:
· Further educational or training opportunities.
· Development opportunities in other countries.
· Opportunities to be professionally mentored.
· Opportunities to facilitate a significant shift in direction of work.
Cork City Council may offer amounts of grant aid less than the amount sought. Grant assistance will be awarded only where applications meet the criteria set down by Cork City Council. Applicants can apply for a maximum of €5,000.
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS 4PM THURSDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2022.
ASSESSMENT OF APPLICATIONS
All applications are assessed by an independent peer panel from the arts sector and one elected member of Cork City Council.
CRITERIA FOR ALL APPLICATIONS
· Applicant must be a resident 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.
· Proposed activities must be carried out on a not-for-profit basis.
· Proposed activities must be artistic in nature.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ASSESSED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
· Artistic ambition of the proposal
· Quality of artistic work demonstrated in the supporting materials
· Quality of the proposed artistic encounter
· Potential impact on individual’s artistic practice development.
· National and international relevance of the opportunity
· Documentary evidence regarding planned encounter (e.g. acceptance from symposium, contract with mentor) if relevant.
· Encounter must take place within the year of application.
· Quality of plans for documentation and feedback to Cork City Council.
· Commitment to adhere to the branding and acknowledgement requirements of Cork City Council.
· Artist/s C.V. and other key personnel as relevant.
· Examples of previous work
· Evidence of local support / partnerships where relevant
· Outline of proposed approach to documentation
· List of enclosed documentation and material included in the application.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
Cork City Council proposes that the following information relating to this grant application 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 endeavours to hold confidential, 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 is not identified as sensitive and Cork City Council upon 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,
Tel: 021 4924000