Creative Practitioner's Bursary Scheme

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PLEASE NOTE The Creative Practitioners' Bursary Scheme 2023-24 is now CLOSED

The Creative Practitioners' Scheme has been established to help improve access to creative skills training or development programmes for creative practitioners residing or professionally based in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area. 

This bursary scheme links to Strategic Theme 2 in the Cultural Strategy - Investing in creative learning & skills development:

  • To support the creative development of our young people and creative practitioners through training, skills development and providing opportunities to showcase work

You may find it helpful to discuss your project with one of the named officers before submitting your application:

Arts       Desima Connolly   028 7083 1400

Museums/Heritage    Nic Wright   028 2764 9484 

Applicants must be able to:

  • Clearly show what the training or development opportunity is by producing a course programme, details of facilitators etc.
  • Demonstrate a quality professional practice (e.g. of published works, exhibitions etc).  
  • Have sufficient experience in their creative practice - please provide an up to date CV and practitioner's statement with your application. Emerging practitioners who do not meet these criteria must provide two references from established practitioners in their field.
  • Demonstrate how the training or development opportunity will be of benefit to them.
  • Allow at least a 2 month lead-in-time from the deadline for submission of the application and the date of the commencement of the training/development opportunity.

How to Apply

To apply for any of the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Councils grants please apply online here

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