The Arts Council’s Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme, managed by Create, offers awards to enable artists and communities of place and/or interest to work together on projects.
The aim of the AIC scheme is to encourage meaningful collaboration between communities of place and/or interest and artists.
The 2023 Deadlines for the AIC Scheme are 5pm Monday 27th March (Round One) and Mon 25 September (Round Two).
Applications are now OPEN for Round One.
This includes the following awards:
- Research and Development Award (without mentoring)
- Research and Development Award (with Mentoring)
- Recent Graduate Research and Development Award (with Mentoring)
- Project Realisation Award
Additionally, we are pleased to announce enhanced award amounts for all Research and Development Awards. This is designed to reflect the lived reality of collaborative artists working in this field.
Application forms for each award are available on the AIC Scheme Awards Page.