Apply for Funding

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To assist with the development of the arts, the Arts Council's main focus is to support and encourage everyone involved in the arts to develop and expand their activities by providing as much assistance as possible, whether it be advisory or financial.

2019 Meetin Schedule

Download PDF - 2019 Meeting Schedule

To apply for funding from the Arts Council please fill in the appropriate form from the document links below and return it to the address stated on the form. If you are struggling to decide which type of funding to apply for, please contact the office. Why not also take a look at our Advice and Guidance page for further information. Following completion of the activity being funded, an End of Project Monitoring Report must also be completed. This should be sent to the same address.

See our Funding Tips before applying to ensure a really strong application.

What kind of funding should I apply for?

If your project will occur during or after April 2019 please apply using the 2019/2020 forms. All applications for projects occurring before this date should be submitted using the current 2018/2019 forms.

Grant

Bursary
Please note that you can no longer download paper applications. We will be launching our new online applications on the 1st March for the 2019/2020 financial year. Our next funding deadline is the 17th April.

Student Bursary

Please Note applications for student bursaries are now closed for the 2018/2019 financial year. Applications will open again in April.

Underwriting
Please note that you can no longer download paper applications. We will be launching our new online applications on the 1st March for the 2019/2020 financial year. Our next funding deadline is the 17th April.

Project Evaluation Form

If you are a successful applicant then you must fill in an End of Project Monitoring form for Arts Council auditing purposes. You can complete this once your event, activity or product that you were awarded for is over. The forms help us to gauge participation and engagement in the arts on and off Island and the information provided is used in our Engagement Reports.

Please note: If your event took place between April 2018 and April 2019 then please fill out a Project Evaluation Form for 2018/2019. 

Project Evaluation Form 2018/2019
Project Evaluation Form 2019/2020


Terms and Conditions

The Arts Council's logo should be used in all acknowledgements in publications where possible. When using the logo the Arts Council's brand guidelines must be adhered to at all times. You can find these on our Brand Guidelines and Logos page.

Please provide as much supporting information as possible. 

Please note that applications can not be submitted retrospectively. All applications must be submitted prior to the event/activity. 

If your project or event includes children taking part in a performance please ensure you are complying with DESC Regulations, and apply to become an approved body or for a children's performance licence if required.Read more here.

Information on Safeguarding can also be found here

If you would like to chat to one of our team you can do so by phone 01624 694598 or by email iomartscouncil@gov.im

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The Department of Education, Sport and Culture
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Isle of Man Government
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