Our Arts Service is offering funding opportunities to support the arts sector in the Lisburn Castlereagh community.  

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council support

Individual Artists Grants: to support amateur and professional artists across all art-forms to take part in a course/residency/development opportunity to enhance their professional development or in the delivery of their arts events, projects or activities.  Click here to apply 

Arts Organisations Grants: to support the formally governed amateur and professional arts sector in the delivery of arts events, projects or activities, which take place in the council area.  Click here to apply

Community Groups: to support formally governed groups through the ‘Making Art in Communities’ scheme, to support the direct delivery of arts events, projects or activities, which take place in the council area.  Click here to apply

Young Artist of the Year 2022: to support the development of young local artists aged 16-25 working in any art form Click here to apply

Additional Support

The John Hewitt International Summer School Residency Award is open to either amateur or professional practitioners of the Arts in the following fields: storytelling, language, music, poetry, literature and history. Click here to apply

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre Regional Bursary Scheme is open to practitioners of all the Arts. Click here to apply

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY 18th MARCH  AT 12 NOON.