Photo: Lincoln Court Estate, Artist Kevin Killen. Photo Nerve Centre
Building Peace through the Arts, Re-Imaging Communities is open for applications. This programme supports communities across Northern Ireland and the border areas that want to tackles signs of sectarianism and racism. Funding is used to employ artists to work with local groups to produce great art.
Each project must provide opportunities for communities to promote tolerance and understanding while using the arts to express who they are and what culture means to them.
The programme focuses on projects that are:
urban or rural
targetting young people (under 25 years of age)
targetting ethnic minority groups
Photo: Galliagh. Artist: Maurice Harron
How much funding can I apply for?
Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities can fund up to 100% of project costs. There are three levels of funding available.
Small Grants - for projects between £500 and £15,000
Large Grants - for projects between £15,001 and £50,000
Multiple Grants - for a combination of both Small and Large Projects
Who can apply?
The programme is open to Councils in Northern Ireland and the border areas of the Republic of Ireland as a support to existing policies and strategies such as a Good Relations Plan.
Constituted Community and Voluntary Organisations. In border areas applicants must demonstrate that their proposal links with local Peace Cluster Plans. In other areas support of a public sector body will be required.
This programme is not open to individuals.
How do I apply?
The application process for this programme differs to other Arts Council of Northern Ireland lead programmes. To apply, groups must first contact the Re-Imaging Communities team to discuss their proposal and they will then be issued with an application form. Contact details are as follows:
Telephone: +44 (28) 9038 5228 or ROI 048 9038 5228 from ROI
Programme guidance notes are now available in the following formats (click on the required format to download):Word, Rich Text Format, PDF
Click here to download a copy of the Building Peace through the Arts - Re-Imaging Communities leaflet
Video: Find out more on the background of this programme
This Programme is Funded by:
For more information on the Special EU Programmes Body visit www.seupb.eu