Coimisiún na Meán seeks applications for Sponsorship Scheme

Funding of up to €150,000 available for media-related events and activities

Ireland’s media regulator and development agency Coimisiún na Méan, has today (14.11.23) opened a call for applications under its Sponsorship Scheme to support a range of media-related events and activities during 2024.

Up to €150,000 of funding is available. Applicants may seek sponsorship for one-off events / activities; elements within a larger event or programme of activities, or a series of connected events / activities. 

Coimisiún na Meán aims to ensure a thriving, diverse and safe online and media landscape and is seeking applications to sponsor events and activities that align with its Work Programme, support the development of the wider media sector and raise awareness of An Coimisiún’s work.

Commenting, Media Development Commissioner Rónán Ó Domhnaill said: “The Sponsorship Scheme is a great opportunity for applicants to seek support for their media-related activities in planning for the new year. An Coimisiún is looking forward to funding proposals that support the development, creativity, and diversity of the media sector, and promote and reflect our Work Programme.”

The closing date for receipt of applications to the Sponsorship Scheme is noon on Tuesday, 12th December 2023. Further details on eligibility and how to apply can be found in the guide and application form.


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About Coimisiún na Meán:

Coimisiún na Meán is Ireland’s new commission for regulating broadcasters, on-demand services, and online media, and supporting media development. Established in March 2023 under the Online Safety and Media Regulation Act 2022, it builds on the work of its predecessor, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. It is responsible for ensuring and maintaining a thriving and diverse media landscape in Ireland that facilitates a mix of voices, opinions and sources of news and current affairs, as well as a safe online environment.

Its responsibilities are to:

  • Oversee the funding of and support the development of the wider media sector in Ireland.
  • Oversee the regulation of broadcasting and video-on-demand services.
  • Develop and enforce the Irish regulatory regime for online safety.