Youth Arts Training Grant

Available to young people living in the Borough who wish to undertake short-term or one-off youth arts training or development opportunities. 

Applications for 2024/25 are now CLOSED.

Who can apply?

Young people aged 11 – 25 years practicing 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:

Monday 26 February 2024, 11:59pm 

(For activity taking place from 1 April 2024 - 31 March 2025)

How do I apply?

Please read the full Youth Arts Training Grant Criteria document before completing your application.

Application to the Youth Arts Training Grant is by an online application form. Please see above for the deadline to apply.

*Applications for 2024/25 are now CLOSED*

 Email: for more information. 

Please download The Youth Art Training Grant Guidance Notes here:

Applications for 2024/25 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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