Platform 31 Scheme for Artists

Platform 31 Scheme for Artists

Designed to support and offer career development for 31 mid-career artists (one artist in each of the 31 local authorities around Ireland), there are two elements of support for participating artists in the scheme: financial and developmental.

Participating artists will receive an €8,000 bursary to invest in themselves and their practice, combined with participation in an advisory and developmental framework and a national peer network.


Who can apply:

The Platform 31 scheme is open to:

Artists living in any of the 31 Local Authority regions in the Republic of Ireland.

Artists working in any medium and practice, as well as multi-disciplinary practice and design of all kinds.

Artists who have received Local Authority Arts Office or Arts Council funding within the last 3 years (2018, 2019, 2020).


Full details of the scheme – including information on the selection process, selection criteria and how to apply will be available on this website later this week. Applications can be made via an online form, on this website, from November 9th-30th.


If you would like to receive more information about this scheme as it becomes available, please provide your name and email address here