SIAP Individuals Artists Programme

24 August 2023

Deadline: August 31, 2023

The Support for Individual Artists Programme (SIAP) is available to artists across all disciplines, offering the chance to apply for grants between £90 and £15,000, with the aim to support the creation of work and development of practice. Awards can be used for specific projects, specialised research or personal artistic development.

Who can apply?

  • Artists of all disciplines and in all types of working practice
  • Emerging artists, e.g. have practised as a professional artist for less than 5 years.
  • Employees of statutory bodies, undergraduates and postgraduates are eligible to apply but they must prove that the funds which they are seeking are for work/costs which are not properly the concern of their employer and/or are not related to their work or academic study.
  • Applicants must be age 18 or over and live in Northern Ireland
  • Applicants must have made a contribution to artistic activities in Northern Ireland for a minimum period of one year within the last five years

What you can apply for?

  • Project assistance
  • Art materials/equipment
  • Buying time for own practice/creation of new work
  • Residency costs
  • Artistic or technical fees including those towards production or post-production costs associated with presentation or exhibition of work
  • Venue hire
  • Technical equipment related to the project/proposal
  • Travel costs, including mileage costs (@25.7p per mile) and air travel
  • Subsistence costs @£25 per day
  • IT equipment

Find out more about this opportunity and how to apply here.

Deadline for applications: Thursday 31st August 2023 at 12pm noon


A SIAP Information Webinar was held on the 14th August, you can watch this here.


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