1. Artist Opportunity: Aesthetica Art Prize 2017 Call for Entries
The International Aesthetica Art Prize 2017 is currently open for entries, presenting an opportunity for artists in your network to showcase their work to wider audiences and further their engagement in the art world.
Prizes include £5,000 for the Main Prize winner, a group exhibition for shortlisted artists and editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine (311,000 readership), and publication in the Art Prize Annual, Future Now for 100 shortlisted and longlisted artists.
You can view/download press images of work by this year’s finalists to share this news HERE.
Submissions close 31 August 2017. To enter, Click here
2. Local Enterprise Office Funding opportunity:
The LEO Innovation Investment Fund is now open for applications. This fund is targeting existing or previous LEO clients or have had communication with the LEO Network in the past. Proposal call for investor ready clients in the manufacturing and traded services sector, who wish to start grow or develop innovative micro business.
Click here to find out more
3. EU Funding Opportunity for Irish Nonprofits
Have you considered sharing learning with other European organisations? Running a Town Twinning project could be the answer.
You may think twinning is better suited to local authorities but this is no longer the case! Under the Europe for Citizens programme 2016-2020, town twinning and town networking projects can be led by nonprofit organisations including community groups, schools and sporting organisations.
A Call for Proposals is now open and closes on 1 September 2017 at 11am.
Interested? Now’s the time to start preparing!
Email Deirdre Finlay today for more information or to sign up for training: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Ireland Wales Call for Proposals
Is your organisation involved in promoting local tourism, eco-tourism, or cultural heritage in the east or south of Ireland?
If so you may be eligible to apply for a grant under the Ireland Wales Programme 2014-2020.
Click here to see a map of eligible areas.
Deadline for applications: 5pm on 28 July 2017
The deadline to submit a proposal is 5pm on 28 July 2017. Information about how to apply can be found here and you can also contact The Wheel’s Access Europe team for support during the application process (email@example.com).
Email: IrelandWalesCrossBorderProgramme@wales.gsi.gov.uk for more information Click here
5. Community Finance Ireland – Social Finance
Do you need a bridging loan for your community organisation or social enterprise.