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Creative Youth Nurture Fund

The Nurture Fund is a pilot scheme that will support youth-led cultural, artistic and creative engagement by young people aged between 6 and 24 years.

It is looking to support individuals and organisations that can reach specific groups of young people that are too often seldom heard, to nurture their creative passions and ignite their creative potential.

Grant funding between €50,000 – €90,000 per project with a duration of 18-24 months will be provided up to a total of €500,000.

Proposals are invited from organisations, individuals or partnerships with experience of working with the following groups of children and young people:

1.     Living with physical or intellectual disabilities;
2.     Refugees and asylum-seekers;
3.     Living with mental health issues;
4.     LGBTI+;
5.     Traveller and Roma;
6.     Those within, or transitioning from, the care system; or
7.     Engaged with the youth justice system/ incarcerated persons and ex-offenders (up to age 24).

A full briefing document is available here.

Applications must be completed online and submitted via by Friday 9th June 2023 at 5pm. This is linked below.

­There will be an online information session on the 9th of May. This information session will give you the opportunity to learn more about the fund, how to apply using, and to ask questions directly to the Creative Youth team. You can RSVP below. ­ ­ ­

Date: Tuesday, 9th May 2023
Venue: Microsoft Teams
Time: 15:00pm – 16:00pm

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