Arts and Disability Connect

Arts and Disability Connect

Monday, 24 February 2020, 4.00pm

Arts and Disability Connect (ADC) is a scheme open to artists with disabilities working in any artform.

This scheme is designed to support artists with disabilities to make new and ambitious work. It offers artists the opportunity to:
– connect with other practitioners or venues;
– make a change in their practice;
– ‘step up’ in terms of scope and scale;
– reach new audiences and to engage in mentoring and training.

Funded by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland ADC continues to be tailored closely to the needs of artists living in the Republic of Ireland in a way that complements other funding opportunities available.

Arts and Disability Connect has been created in response to the changing needs of the sector in the Republic of Ireland and in line with Arts Council commitments outlined in its Arts and Disability Policy 2012 - 2016 (PDF, 3.98MB). Arts and Disability Connect has three funding strands.

Arts and Disability Connect New Work
Maximum award of €8,000
For more established artists with a strong track record in their professional practice who wish to work with artists and arts partners to develop new work and present in established arts organisations, venues, and festivals etc.

Arts and Disability Connect Mentoring
Maximum award of €2,000
For artists at all stages of career development including emerging artists who wish to engage in mentoring opportunities.

Arts and Disability Connect Training
Maximum award of €1,000
For artists at all stages of career development, including emerging artists, who wish to engage in professional development and other learning opportunities.

See link below for further details.



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