Limerick Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2020/21

Limerick City and County Council Tourism, Culture and Arts Department welcome applications from Festival/Event Directors, Organisers, Producers and Programmers to the Limerick City and County Council Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2020/21. Applications close on 4pm Wednesday 24 June 2020.

Limerick City and County Council since 2017 has made new direct investment, through this competitive grant scheme, of €920,000 in the Festivals and Events sector. This investment has provided the stimulus to elevate Limerick’s Festival and Events offer and has contributed to Limerick’s burgeoning reputation as an exciting and dynamic place. Building on this Limerick City and County Council are providing further strategic investment in Festivals and Events in 2020 to the sum of €245,000.  This year’s fund includes a €5,000 contribution in partnership with Limerick City and County Council Parks division to support public events that take place in our parks across the city and county.

This competitive grant scheme, offers the opportunity for funding under three Strands, for Festivals and Events taking place from 1st October 2020 and 30th September 2021.  

The three strands of funding are:

  1. S1: Delivery and Programming of Small and Community focused Festivals and Events
  2. S2: Delivery and Programming of Medium and Large Scale Festivals and Events
  3. S3: Festival Development and Sustainability

Please Note: This grant scheme applies only to festivals and events taking place within Limerick.

Please read the Guidelines carefully before applying. A copy is available below.

Application this year is through an online submission process. If you have previously used our online system you can sign in with your existing log in details.

Register/Sign in here for the online application process:
(Online applications can be saved and re-visited before final submission).

Download the latest documents

This service is provided by

Culture and Arts Department

Phone +353 61 556370
Limerick City and County Council Headquarters, Merchants Quay, Limerick, V94 EH90