Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme

Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme

Friday, 25 March 2022, 10.00pm

The 2022 Artist and Youth Work Residency Grant Scheme launches Friday, February 18.

Apply for the Youth Arts Explorer Grant €1,500 or Youth Arts Full Grant €5,000. Applications are invited to support innovative partnerships involving artists in residence in youth work settings and/or youth groups in residence in arts settings.

Key dates
Launch of 2022 Grant Scheme: Friday, February 18th

Online FAQ Sessions:
Tuesday, March 8th 12 – 1pm
Wednesday, March 9th 3 – 4pm

Closing Date: Friday, March 25th at 12pm

For further information please contact rhona [at] nyci.ie

Operated by the National Youth Council of Ireland
This scheme is managed by the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) on behalf of the Arts Council and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Please note that the award may be subject to different conditions and criteria than awards directly administered by the Arts Council. Requests for information or application forms should be directed to the Youth Arts programme at NYCI.

Description
The Artist and Youth Work Residency scheme is designed to promote innovative partnerships between youth groups, artists and (where relevant) arts organisations. A residency may take the form of an artist in residence in a youth work setting and/or a youth group in residence in an arts setting.

There are two strands to the artist and youth work residency scheme:
Strand 1 – Youth Arts Explorer
Strand 2 – Artist and Youth Work Residency scheme

Strand 1 – Youth Arts Explorer Grant €1,500
This grant is for projects, services and organisations that are beginning to explore introducing youth arts experiences to their youth work setting but are not yet sufficiently experienced/confident to develop or manage a larger scale residency project.

The aim of the grant is to support an organisation to explore the introduction of arts practice to the youth service through a flexible approach.

Potential activities could include to test an idea or concept, host introductory sessions, facilitate exploratory meetings between artist, young people and youth service, or connect the group to a local arts centre, cultural venue, etc. for a performance, workshop, or exhibition (with a view to facilitating further partnership).

Strand 2 - Artist and Youth Work Residency Grant €5,000
The aim of the Artist and Youth Work Residency Grant is to promote innovative partnerships between youth groups, artists and (where relevant) arts organisations. A residency may take the form of an artist in residence in a youth work setting and/or a youth group in residence in an arts setting.

This grant is intended to support residency programmes that have been jointly developed by the partners involved (i.e. the artist, youth group and any other key partner organisation) and that fully meet the criteria for the award.

Deadline
Friday, March 25th at 12pm

Further information
Email: rhona [at] nyci.ie
Web: www.youth.ie for further details.

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