Individual Artist Grant

Professional Artists working and living in the Borough may apply through the Individual Artist Grant for support towards training costs and artistic residencies to enhance professional development across all artforms. 

Applications for 2023/24 are now CLOSED

Who can apply?

Professionally practicing artists in any art form (including; visual art, applied art, craft, multimedia, music, dance, drama, literature, etc) resident in the borough of Ards and North Down.

What is available?

A maximum grant of £250 is available.

Application Deadline:

ROUND 2: Thursday 19 October 2023, 4pm (sharp)

How do I apply?

Please read the full Individual Artist Grant Criteria document (available below) before completing your application.

Application to the Individual Artist Grant is by an online application form which will open on Monday 5 September. 


Email: for more information.

Please download Individual Artist Grant Guidance Notes here:

Applications are now CLOSED

Further Information

If you require further information, or require assistance with your application form, please contact Ards Arts Centre at: 

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