The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today announced details of funding rounds for its Sound & Vision Scheme for the period 2017-19. The BAI will run seven funding rounds over the three-year period, with an indicative allocation of €5m per round.
The announcement seeks to provide certainty for the broadcasting sector in relation to the timing for funding rounds and should assist in planning over this period. The three-year approach has been informed by stakeholder views and by an internal operational review of the Scheme.
The revised dates are as follows:
Funding dates 2017 – 2019:
|Closing date:||BAI Decision:|
|9th February 2017||May 2017|
|6th July 2017||October 2017|
|1st December 2017||March/April 2018|
|10th May 2018||September 2018|
|8th November 2018||February/March 2019|
|8th May 2019||September 2019|
|7th November 2019||February/March 2020|
In addition to today’s announcement in relation to round closing dates, the BAI has also published a revised Guide for Applicants, together with a new applications form. These documents are available on the BAI web-site here.
Contact: Catherine Heaney / Sebastian Enke, DHR Communications. Tel: 01-4200580 / 087 2309835 / 087-3239496.