Funding Schemes and Bursaries

Information about our current Culture and Arts funding schemes, bursaries and awards open to Limerick festivals, organisations, communities and individuals.

  • Funding & Support - Museum of the Moon (Pic Sean Curtin)

Call Out for Outdoor Venues for Culture Night

It’s time to start planning our events and activities for Limerick Culture Night 2021. Limerick Arts Office are asking for all venues and cultural organisations who have outdoor space to register their interest in programming and hosting a Culture Night activity hub.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 4pm, Monday 19 July, 2021.


Individual Arts Bursary Award Scheme 2021

Limerick City and County Council are pleased to announce an open call for the Individual Arts Bursary Awards Scheme. Limerick City and County Council invites applications from professional artists who wish to be considered for a Bursary of up to €4,000 for the development of work/professional skills.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm, Wednesday 25 August, 2021.


Dolores O'Riordan Music Bursary Award 2021

Limerick City and County Council is pleased to announce an open call for applications to the Dolores O’Riordan Music Bursary.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm, Wednesday 25 August 2021.


Drama League of Ireland Summer School Bursary 2021

Limerick City and County Council is pleased to announce an open call for the Drama League of Ireland Summer School Bursary 2021.

Drama League of Ireland Summer School Bursary 2021 is now closed for applications.


Artists’ Residential Apartments 2021 Call Out

Limerick City and County Council is seeking applications from artists for affordable apartments in the heart of Limerick City Centre. Two single occupancy apartments are available as part of this current open call.

Artists’ Residential Apartments 2021 Call Out is now closed for applications.


Limerick Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2021/22

Limerick City and County Council Culture and Arts Office welcome applications from Festival/ Event Directors, Organisers, Producers and Programmers to the Limerick City and County Council Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2021/22.

This Limerick Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2021/22 is now closed for applications.


Limerick Grants Under the Arts Act Funding Call Out 2021

The annual scheme offers grant funding to amateur, community or voluntary groups, or organisations, and individual arts practitioners who stimulate public interest in the arts, promote the knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts or assist in improving the standards of the arts.

The Limerick Grants Under the Arts Act Funding Call Out 2021 is now closed for applications. 


Creative Ireland - Made in Limerick Grants 2021

Limerick City and County Council Culture Team are pleased to announce an open call for Limerick based creative practitioners, organisations and communities of place and interest to submit applications for Made in Limerick Grants 2021 funded by Creative Ireland.

The Creative Ireland Made in Limerick Grants 2021 is now closed for applications.


Blas International Summer School for Traditional Irish Music and Dance Bursary Award 2021

Limerick Culture & Arts Department, Limerick City and County Council, is offering one bursary to attend the Blas International Summer School for Traditional Irish Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. 

Blas International Summer School Bursary Award 2021 is now closed for applications.


Railway Themed Mural at N21 Barnagh Underpass, Limerick Greenway

Limerick City and County Council are seeking proposals for a new mural on the Limerick Greenway at the N21 Barnagh Underpass, commemorating the Limerick to Tralee Railway line, on which route the Greenway follows.

Railway Themed Mural at N21 Barnagh Underpass, Limerick Greenway is now closed for submissions.


Military, Maritime, Industrial Atlantic Heritage (MMIAH) Project

Heritage Themed Mural at Lock Quay.

Limerick City and County Council has chosen the Canal Harbour at Lock Quay for consolidation and restoration as part of its participation in the MMIAH Project. The main objective of this project is to recover and rehabilitate abandoned, Military, Maritime and Industrial Heritage sites for tourism use and for the benefit of local communities.

The Heritage Themed Mural at Lock Quay Call for Submissions is now closed for applications.


Limerick Theatre Bursaries Autumn 2020

Limerick City and County Council are pleased to announce an open call for the Limerick Theatre Bursaries Awards Scheme, in partnership with the Lime Tree Theatre|Belltable.

The Limerick Theatre Bursaries 2020 is now closed for applications.


Limerick Tyrone Guthrie Bursary 2020

Limerick Culture and Arts Office, Limerick City and County Council, is pleased to announce an open call for three bursaries for the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig.

The Tyrone Guthrie Bursary 2020 is now closed for applications.


Limerick City and County Creative Animation Grant Scheme

Call for Expressions of Interest for Limerick City and County Creative Animation Grant Scheme - Part of the Guiding Limerick Through Covid-19 - for activities taking place between 1st July and 31st August 2020.

This Limerick City and County Creative Animation Grant Scheme is now closed for applications.


Limerick International Mobility Awards 2020

In line with national Government Covid-19 guidelines, Limerick City and County Council have suspended this scheme. Its status remains under review. International Travel advice is available from the Department of Foreign Affairs. https://www.dfa.ie.

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Limerick City and County Council Headquarters, Merchants Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90