The WDC has developed the WDC Micro-Loan Fund: Creative Industries.
If you are based in the Western Region and are having trouble accessing funds, there is a new micro-loan available from The Western Development Commission (WDC)
"The Western Development Commission (WDC) is a statutory body that was set up to promote both social and economic development in the Western Region (Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Roscommon, Galway and Clare).
The Micro-Loan Fund will operate on a competitive ‘Call for Applications’ basis with two calls per annum. The first call opens on June 29th 2012 with a closing date for applications of Friday, 31st August, 2012 at 4 pm."
For future calls, please check our website www.wdc.ie/microfundci.
The following 12 creative industries make up the creative sector. Businesses from these sectors are eligible to apply:
- Art/Antiques trade
- Digital media
- Internet and software
- Music, visual and performing arts
- Radio and TV broadcasting
- Video, film and photography
For more information visit http://www.wdc.ie/microfundci/