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Dept. TCAGS&M launches 2024 funding schemes

19 Mar 2024

The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media has launched the following funding schemes, of interest to the wider museum sector:            

 

Regional Museums Exhibition Scheme:

Funding support for local, regional and specialised museums, to promote and enhance these institutions through the provision of funding for capital exhibition costs. It is proposed that the maximum grant awarded to any one successful applicant on a matched funding basis of 75:25 (of eligible costs) will be €15,000.

The closing date for receipt of applications for funding under this Scheme is 1pm on 26th April 2024.

 

Co-operation with Northern Ireland Scheme

During 2024, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media will operate a Scheme of funding support for small self-contained projects which seek to enhance, celebrate or commemorate the arts, culture, music, film or heritage of the Island of Ireland on a North/South basis.  It is proposed that the maximum grant awarded to any one successful applicant will be €15,000.

The closing date for receipt of applications for funding under this Scheme is 1pm on 26th April 2024.

 

Small Scale Local Festivals and Summer Schools Scheme

To support the high level goal of the Department in relation to enhancing access to the arts, culture and film sectors and recognising the social and economic role of these sectors in Ireland. The projects make a very important contribution to the development and promotion of Ireland's sustainable cultural tourism offering, to the benefit of both the domestic and foreign tourist and represent an important component of the delivery of the cultural tourism commitments in the Programme for Government. The maximum amount of funding per applicant is proposed to be in the order of €5,000.

The closing date for receipt of applications for funding under this Scheme is 1pm on 26th April 2024.

 

Mobility of Collections Scheme

Funding support of greater regional and local access to material held in the National Collections. The scheme is designed to fund the transport, cost of insurance and exhibiting costs for pieces from the National Collections to appropriate institutions around the country.

The closing date for receipt of applications for funding under this scheme is 1pm on 2nd August 2024.