Dear Arts Council of Northern Ireland,
I'm contacting you to find out how The Arts Council of N. Ireland can justify funding N. Ireland artists abroad to record given the facilities and engineers present in Ireland / N. Ireland
Are projects such as this put to tender, and if so, what process is followed
Is there a database that producers or facilities can sign up to to be included in a tendering process?
Dear Ms Hynds
Freedom of Information Act 2000
In response to your request, I would advise the following:
How the Arts Council of N. Ireland can justify funding N. Ireland artists
abroad to record given the facilities and engineers present in
All applications to schemes under the Support for the Individual Artist
Programme, including the Self-arranged Residency scheme, are assessed
against the criteria stated in the Guidance Notes for the programme, which
are available on our website.
Are projects such as this put to tender, and if so, what process is
Tender actions in relation to expenditure which will be incurred as part
of an awarded grant are the responsibility of the grant recipient. Grant
recipients are advised in their letters of offer that they must obtain
best value for money in the purchase of all goods, services or works
connected with the project. Please note, however, this stipulation is in
respect of the funded elements of a project only.
Is there a database that producers or facilities can sign up to to be
included in a tendering process?
No such database exists.
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