Creative Cavan Open Call Grants 2024

Cavan County Council launches its Creative Cavan Open Call Grants 2024 

Cavan County Council’s Culture and Creativity Strategy 2023-2027 wishes to provide opportunities for access, participation and engagement in culture and creativity for all citizens. Cavan County Council will award a limited number of grants to creative projects in the county under the Creative Ireland Programme. 

The Creative Ireland grant is suited towards local and community groups and individuals, artistic and creative practitioners, event organisers and those involved in creative, cultural and heritage activities and projects.    


This grant scheme is supported by the national Creative Ireland Programme.  Successful applications must demonstrate compatibility with the Cavan Culture and Creativity Strategy 2023-2027: Preference will be given to projects that demonstrate the potential to creatively promote:  

Health, Wellbeing, Heritage, Biodiversity or Creative Climate Action. 

Applications are invited for Cavan County Council’s Creative Ireland Grant Scheme :   

  • Micro Grants – between  €500 and €2,500 in value to be delivered by 27 September 2024
  • Strategic Grants – between €2,500 and €15,000 in value to be delivered by 31 August 2025.  This grant will allow potential projects which will require a longer delivery time and respective budget to be delivered.   

Organisations may only apply for one of the above grants. 

Creative Cavan Community Engagement officer will be on hand to discuss any queries at the following locations: 

It is a desirable objective to ensure a broad geographical spread in projects funded. 

Please ensure that you read Cavan County Council’s Culture and Creativity Strategy 2023-2027 and Creative Cavan Open Call Grants Guidance Notes prior to applying.  Following drop in events a Frequently Asked Question Section will also be added.

Applications marked Creative Ireland Cavan may be submitted:

The application form can be downloaded for use as a working document or for email or post submission.

Applications must be received by 5 pm Wednesday 28 February 2024.

Apply online here

Open Call Grants are funded by Creative Ireland and Cavan County Council through Creative Cavan.


Apply online here