The Western Region Audio-visual Producer’s Fund (WRAP Fund) was set up to help build the region’s audio-visual sector. It is a joint initiative between the Galway Ardán and WDC in association with local authorities in Clare, Donegal, Galway City, Galway County, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, and Udaras na Gaeltachta.
The WRAP Fund is designed to provide strategic investment that encourages regional production activity across the film, television drama, animation and gaming sectors, to support local talent, create sustainable employment, build the audio-visual infrastructure and contribute to the culture and language of the Western Region. You can read more about the WRAP Fund here
Company Level Funding
The WRAP Fund can also provide funding of up to €200,000 to Western-based companies in the audio-visual sector i.e., Film, TV, Animation and Games. This funding will be provided on a repayable loan basis with an interest rate which will be the EU Reference Rate for Ireland* plus 450 or 650 basis points depending on the track record of the business. The funding will be used by the company to scale and grow the business and can be used to fund the development of its own IP and/or to develop service-type business.
Who can apply
Audio-visual companies (Film, TV, Animation and Games) based in the Western Region (counties Clare, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo).