We are an arts and culture organisation working with others to make real the values of cultural rights and community arts and culture.

In this section you can find out more about the organisation. Blue Drum was established in November 2002. We received the following funding:

2014 - ongoing

-Tusla Child and Family Agency €65,288

-Irish Youth Foundation for Happy Parent Booklet €1,000

-We Are Family €1,233

-Applications to EU Erasmus unsuccessful

-Applications to EU Culture outstanding

TOTAL  €67,521 (tbc)


-Family Support Agency €65,290
-The Arts Council €500
-Dublin City Council €400

-Culture Ireland €4000

TOTAL €70,190

-Family Support Agency €72,540 (2012) and €65,290 (2013)
-The Community Foundation for Ireland €1,300
-The Arts Council €1,000
-Liverpool Study Visit Subscriptions €460
-Dublin City Council €400
-Glenisk Donations €250

TOTAL €71,965.00

Between 2012-13, match-funding for the City (Re)Searches Project is listed as follows:

-European Union €36,000

-Give EUR Hope €3,500

-Dutch Embassy €385

-Community Arts Partnership €5000

-Culture Ireland €4000

-Kaunas Municipality €1,448

-Culture Ministry of the Republic of Lithuania €7,240

TOTAL €57,573

We have a voluntary board of 3 members and employ 3 part time staff, 20 part-time art facilitators and researchers. We work with 106 Family Resource Centres around the country. We are committed to transparency in our funding, and this page will be updated regularly.

Please review the following Company Documents:


Communique q.2

Communique q.1

Action Plan 2014

Annual Report 2013



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Communique q.3

Communique q.2

Communique q.1

Action Plan 2013

Annual Report 2012

Action Plan 2012

Annual Report 2011

Annual Report 2010

Please review the following Company Accounts:

Audited Accounts 2013 New

Audited Accounts 2012

Audited Accounts 2011

Audited Accounts 2010

Audited Accounts 2009

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