The Dublin Arts Council is accepting application for grants that support 2015 activities.

The Dublin Arts Council is accepting application for grants that support 2015 activities.

The Arts Council will accept proposals through Oct. 7 for grants from local nonprofit organizations planning arts projects in 2015 that will ensure a healthy community and help art flourish, a news release from the DAC said.

Eligible groups must have a 501c3 standing and be based in Dublin.

For the grants, organizations are encouraged to align proposals with the following criteria: providing education, enriching the community, developing audiences and supporting artists.

Grant applications and instructions are available online at dublinarts.org/artists/communityartsgrants.aspx.

Grant applications must be submitted to the Dublin Arts Council at 7125 Riverside Drive by 5 p.m. Oct. 17.