January 25, 2021
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Painting by numbers: Grant scheme now open for Waterford’s artists

Waterford Council is offering a helping hand to artists, writers and dramatists.

The City and County Council is inviting online applications for its 2021 Arts Grants Scheme. The maximum grant is €6,500 and there are three categories:
*Professional and amateur organisations and individuals;
*Rural arts networking;
*Playwright/producer and Screenwriter/producer.

Applicants must be registered members of Artlinks, the programme that supports established and emerging artists.

You can register by contacting Margaret Organ at morgan@waterfordcouncil.ie with ‘Artlinks’ in the subject box.

For full details of the scheme go to http://waterfordarts.com and in the menu click on Arts Grants/Deontais Ealaíon.

The closing date is October 16.

Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating KilkennyNow.ie, WaterfordNow.ie and WicklowNow.ie. He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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