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August Craft Month - Funding for a Guild, Association, Network, or Society (GANS)

We are delighted to announce the following funding opportunity to support GANS events for August Craft Month. This initiative is available to the member organisations of Design & Crafts Council Ireland: Guilds, Associations, Networks and Societies (GANS).

We would like to offer up to €500 to each interested GANS, towards supporting events for August Craft Month 2024!

Suggestions of the type of August Craft Month activities include the following:

– Holding a GANS members exhibition
– Demonstrations
– Workshops
– Fun activities
– Fund a GANS member to host their own events, with materials.

We are looking forward to having each GANS involved with August Craft Month and we eagerly anticipate your application. 


Deadline for application form: June 17th.

You must meet the 2024 FUNDING CRITERIA

You must agree to the 2024 TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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For August Craft Month (ACM) use only, information in this section will not be shared publicly.



Please keep your description concise. If your event is approved/selected for funding you will be required to list your event through our registration process in more detail.
Breakdown of expenses.



Waiver If an organisation does not use monies received from DCCI for the declared purpose as set out in the ACM application, DCCI reserves the right to seek a refund of the full funding contribution. Any organisation that does not comply with the terms of the award may be ineligible for future DCCI schemes and services and maybe removed from DCCI’s register of Membership.


Some of the information collected on this application form, such as email address and phone number, may be considered Personal Data under GDPR. The Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Our Data Protection Policy tells you about your privacy rights and sets out how we, as a Controller, collect, use, process and disclose your personal data relating to your interactions with us. Our Data Protection Policy can be found at By registering your event, you consent to the use of this information by August Craft Month for the purpose of promoting August Craft Month 2023 activities in Ireland, including, but not limited to, inclusion in brochures, posters, newsletters, August Craft Month website and August Craft Month social media pages. You can withdraw your consent at any time by emailing your instructions to However, if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with our services or respond to any questions or requests you submit to us. Please note, that withdrawing consent will not apply to photographs or videos that have already been published by us. Further information on your rights and the processing and retention of your personal data is available from

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