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Mayo Arts Service

Arts Act Grants

The Arts Act permits a local authority to assist with money, or in kind, events or activities which would, in the opinion of the local authority: stimulate public interest in the arts, promote knowledge, appreciation and practice of the arts or improve the standards of the arts within its functional area.

In this Act ‘the arts’ means any creative or interpretative expression (whether traditional or contemporary) in whatever form, and includes, in particular, visual arts, theatre, literature, music, dance, opera, film, circus and architecture, and includes any medium when used for those purposes.

Please Note: You will first need to register on You can do so by following the instructions below.

How to Register on Consult

Note, if you wish to complete the form in Irish, you can simply select Irish as your language.

Deadline for application is 5pm, Friday, March 15th, 2024.

Treoirlínte Deontas An Achta Ealaíon.

Arts Act Grant Guidelines

Arts Act Grant Bi-Lingual Application Form

Budget Template

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