International Showcase Fund


Grants of up to £5000 for artists, bands and managers who have been invited to play an international showcasing festival or conference, to contribute to travel, visas, accommodation and expenses.

Eligibility criteria: 

Who can apply?

Artists, bands, songwriters, producers and managers who have been invited to perform/attend at industry facing showcase festivals such as:

  • SXSW
  • Folk Alliance International
  • Classical: Next
  • Jazz Ahead
Additional information: 

These awards enable individual artists, bands and managers to travel from Northern Ireland to develop their skills and expertise. Applicants must provide evidence that they have been invited by a host organisation in the country to which they intend to travel.

Support organisation: 
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
028 9262 3555