Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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Arts and Older People

Strengthening the voice of older people through the arts.

The Arts & Older People Programme 2013 - 2016 aims to strengthen the voice of older people and promote positive mental health and well-being through the arts.

The strategic themes of the programme include combatting isolation and loneliness, working to promote positive health and wellbeing and providing creative opportunities for older people living in disadvantaged and/or marginalised rural and urban areas across Northern Ireland. 

The programme invites applications from 

  • Constituted Community Groups
  • Voluntary Groups
  • Non-Government funded organisations
  • Local Authorities
  • Arts Organisations
Summary Interim Evaluation - Arts & Older People Programme 2013 - 2016 here
Further details on the application process are available here

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