Information Clinic on Funding Opportunities for Ethnically Diverse Artists

Funding Opportunities for Ethnically Diverse Artists

27 September 2013 | 10am – 7pm | Admission Free

A day of talks and information sessions by leading Arts Organisations on funding opportunities available to ethnically diverse artists of all genres.

The Information Clinic will take place in the Centre For Creative Practices on 27 September 2013 from 10am to 7pm. Local arts organisations which offer Funding and/or other Opportunities for artists will be running their specific presentations during the day and each speaker will have up to 20 minutes for their talk followed by 20 minutes Q/A. The presentations will focus on practical matters related to the application process including the deadlines, application forms, assessment criteria and case studies of the successful applications. There will also be the facility for information booths to be available to each participating organisation and the event will be free to artists of all genres.

The event falls into the ethos of CFCP where for the past 4 years the Centre for Creative Practices, has been the home and catalyst for immigrant, experimental and emerging artists in Ireland. CFCP provides a Creative, Supportive and Inclusive environment and multidisciplinary programme focused on integration of different societies through arts and culture.


Participating Organisations

Participating Organisations (more to follow)

Arts Council | The European Cultural Contact Point (CCP) | Visual Artists Ireland | Create | Music Network | National Youth Council of Ireland | Dublin City Council Arts Office | Dublin City Council Integration Office | Arthur Guinness Projects | Fundit | Irish Theatre Institute | Dance Ireland | First Music Contact | The Irish Film Board | The Ireland Funds | Filmbase | Arts & Disability Ireland

For more information on the organisations participating the Information Clinic on Funding Opportunities for Ethnically diverse Artists please click here >>

More organisations will be added as we got final confirmations. We will also be doing up a timetable in the near future so that you can plan your day.

If any organisation would like to be included please email with details.

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Upcoming Event

Thank you!

We at the CFCP have more or less recovered from the Information Clinic on Saturday. We’ve had a lot of great feedback on the event and the organisation, and we’re so glad that so many people have had benefit from it. Here is one lovely email we got from artist Orla Martin.   Dear Monika […]

Timetable for the Information Clinic

Information Clinic on Funding Opportunities for Ethnically Diverse Artists Session Timetable  Morning  Time Location 1 Location 2 9.15am Welcoming Tea / Coffee 9.30am till 9.55am Opening Address Arts Council & CFCP 10am till 10.25am Poetry Ireland Jane O’Hanlon DCC Office for Integration Declan Hayden 10.30am till 10.55am Arts & Disability Ireland Pádraig Naughton 11am till […]

Arts & Disability Ireland join the growing list of Participating Organisations

We are delighted to announce that Arts & Disability Ireland will be joining us as a participating Organisation on 27 September at the Information Clinic for Ethnically Diverse Artists in the Centre for Creative Practices. Arts & Disability Ireland exists to promote involvement and engagement in the arts by people with disabilities, as artists, audiences […]

The European Cultural Contact Point (CCP) joins the Information Clinic

The European Cultural Contact Point (CCP) Ireland provides information, advice and technical assistance to anyone in Ireland interested in applying to the European Commission for funding under the Culture Programme 2007-2013, The CCP Ireland aims to facilitate the participation in the programme for the widest number of cultural professionals and operators as possible. Culture Programme 2007–2013 The Culture Programme 2007–2013 is […]

Profile – Participating Organisations: Visual Artists Ireland

Visual Artists Ireland is the all Ireland development and resource body for professional visual artists. It provides services, facilities and resources for artists, operates an artistic programme and acts as an advocate for the interests of artists. Aims PROVIDE services, facilities and resources to individual artists and the visual arts sector SUPPORT the activity of […]


The Information Clinic on Funding Opportunities for Ethnically diverse Artists will take place in:

Centre for Creative Practices
15 Pembroke Street Lower
Dublin 2


Contact Details

T: 01 7995416

Sponsors of the Information Clinic

The Centre for Creative Practices would like to thank our main sponsors of the Information Clinic on Funding Opportunities for Ethnically Diverse Artists:


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Artist as Entrepreneur: Boot Camp


Profitable Artist - Artist as Entrepreneur: Boot Camp

The “Artist as Entrepreneur: Boot Camp” programme addresses in a very practical way the core aspects of artistic entrepreneurship and business skills and serves to make artists self-sufficient, to build strong careers in the arts.”

For the first time, the Centre for Creative Practices has invited the staff of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) to Dublin, to present a complete “how-to” guide to being a professional and profitable working artist.

Professional Development

TOPICS:  Strategic Planning for Artists, Marketing and use of Social Media to promote one’s art career, Fundraising Strategies (Grants, Awards, Residencies, Fellowships, and Individual Donations/Sponsorships), International Artist Legal Issues (Copyright and Trademark), and other discipline-specific classes and consultations by NYFA staff

Future Opportunities

Participants will have forged a link with the New York and international arts market and will be encouraged and coached to pursue available international opportunities, and to create a bridges to expose US artists to the Dublin art scene. Selected participants will have also a chance to exhibit their work in the NYFA’s acclaimed Brooklyn space


4 intensive days for 70 artists across all disciplines


The discount price for artists – €200. To apply please email your CV and Cover Letter to Application deadline: 31st August 2013


For more details please see the Profitable Artist - Artist as Entrepreneur: Boot Camp website – click here >>