Arts and Disability Connect includes New Work, Research and Development, Mentoring and Training awards for individual artists with disabilities. 

The Arts and Disability Connect scheme is designed to support artists with disabilities to be ambitious, to develop their practice and to connect with arts organisations and arts professionals in the Republic of Ireland.

The awards available are: New Work (€15,000), Research and Development (€5,000), Mentoring (€3,000) and Training (€1,000).

This year artists have two deadlines to choose from:

Option 1
Opens: 14 March 2022Deadline: 16 May at 4pm 2022

Option 2
Opens: 05 September 2022Deadline: 01 November at 4pm 2022

Application forms, guidelines and Easy Read information are available to read below. New information session and booking information for one-to-one support sessions will be published here soon.

Irish language guidelines and application forms available upon request.

If you have questions about making an application, please email connect@adiarts.ie.

Resources
Information sessions
Click here to watch previous information sessions on YouTube

Click here to listen to previous information sessions on SoundCloud

Descriptions of awardsIf you click on ‘Previous Awardees +’ below you can see a full list of artists with disabilities who have been awarded funding through the Arts and Disability Connect scheme from 2014-2021. Click on the artists names to read a short description of what they were awarded funding for.

Further information
For updates about Arts and Disability Connect, please see Arts & Disability Ireland on FacebookInstagram or Twitter or subscribe to our newsletter here.

The Arts and Disability Connect scheme is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.

About Arts and Disability Connect scheme round one 2022

New Work guidelines round one 2022

New Work application form round one 2022

Research and Development guidelines round one 2022

Research and Development application form round one 2022

Mentoring guidelines round one 2022

Mentoring application form round one 2022

Training guidelines round one 2022

Training application form round one 2022

Frequently Asked Questions round one 2022

What is mentoring

ADC Easy read information on how to apply

ADC Easy read information on how funding decisions are made

More Info
Date Posted: 14 March 2022
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