Purpose of the award

The purpose of the YPCE Project Award is to support artists to develop and deliver ambitious and original projects with and for children and young people. Projects may be interdisciplinary or focused on a specific artform.

Guidelines for the previous round of this award can be viewed herePlease note: these guidelines may be changed for the upcoming round of the award. New guidelines will available before the window for applications opens.

YPCE Project Award presentation  

YPCE Officer Eimear Harte shares information on the upcoming YPCE Project Award, including examples of previously funded work and tips on making an application.

YPCE Project Award 2024 – Questions and Answers

We have collated some questions in relation to the YPCE Project Award and we have tried to give you comprehensive answers to help you make the best application you can. Click here to see the Questions and Answers.

Access Supports

If you have a disability and would like help applying, contact our Access Officer as early as possible before the deadline.


  • 01 618 0200
  • 01 618 0243

Email: access@artscouncil.ie

You will be able to apply for additional costs if you have access needs relating to your application.

Note: applications will only be accepted through the Arts Council’s Online Services site. If you have not used Online Services before you must register for a login to be able to apply for funding.  It is important that you register as early as possible as it may take up to five working days for your registration to be processed.


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