Culture Ireland Travel Grants and support of annually funded bodies

Culture Ireland
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Culture Ireland provides grants to individual artists and arts organisations to assist with travel and travel related costs for the presentation of their work internationally

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

In non COVID times Artists are assisted to travel to engage with national and international audiences and nowadays to present online also. Through Export Offices such as First Music Contact, Culture Ireland supports the presentation of Irish artists at high level international conferences and festivals.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

EU4.1m ($4.85m)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
First Music Contact
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Literature Ireland
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris
Public Sector
Irish Arts Centre in New York
Public Sector
Screen Ireland
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

Yes, ongoing internal and external evaluation proves that the funding provided is very beneficial to the artists and arts organisations in the promotion and presentation of Irish arts worldwide.