Network Support Scheme 2020 funding recipients announced

Posted 09.07.20

Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) is delighted to announce that 28 of its member organisations have been awarded funding through the DCCI Network Support Scheme (NSS) for 2020. A total of €54,057 was distributed among the recipients (see full breakdown below). 

Guilds, Associations, Networks and Supports (GANS) can avail of a number of supports through DCCI. These include DCCI’s Network Support Scheme which makes moderate financial support available to member organisations. To access the scheme, individuals can submit an application form on behalf of their network or association. This funding is offered on an annual basis and those applying must be in a position to provide match-funding. It should also be noted that the minimum number of craftspeople required to form a guild, association, network or society is six.

We are so thrilled with the support from DCCI this year. We fully recognise the support as a recognition to the work we undertake and will be undertaking. Thanks to the DCCI for continuing to believe in what we do and support us.” Cork Craft & Design

That’s wonderful news and €2,000 will be very much appreciated. This grant will really help us this year so much appreciation to DCCI.” The Leitrim Design House

To find out more about becoming a DCCI Membership Organisation please click here. You can also contact Mary Whelan, Client Liaison Officer, DCCI. Tel: (056) 779 6131 or contact Mary Whelan via email at maryw@dcci.ie

Member organisations who received Network Support Scheme funding for 2020 are:

Member Organisation Amount granted

Benchspace Cork CLG

€3,500

Borris Lacemakers

€500

Bridge Street Studios

€1,500

Clare Crafts

€1,500

Cork Craft & Design

€8,000

Cork Textiles Network

€2,000

Feltmakers Ireland

€800

FORM Designmade in Carlow

€1,500

Glass Society of Ireland

€2,000

Headford Lace Project

€1,500

INSIDE CRAFT

€2,000

Institute of Designers in Ireland

€3,500

Irish Artist Blacksmiths Association

€2,000

Irish Basketmakers Association

€1,557

Irish Fashion Designers Federation CLG t/a Council of Irish fashion Designers

€3,000

Irish Guild of Embroiderers

€1,000

Irish Patchwork Society

€1,000

Irish Society of Stage and Screen Designers

€1,000

Irish Woodturners Guild

€3,700

Louth Craftmark Designers Network

€1,500

MADE in Kilkenny

€1,500

MAKING.ie

€1,000

Na Píobairí Uilleann

€2,500

Society of Cork Potters

€1,000

St. Angela's College GANS

€500

The Handweavers Guild of Cork

€500

The Leitrim Design House

€2,000

West Cork Craft and Design Guild

€2,000

Total

€54,057

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