Macnas Career Development Bursaries

Project Name 

Macnas Career Development Bursaries 

Project Partners 

Macnas and Galway Culture Company 

Role of Galway Culture Company 

Funder and Partner

Strategic Aim 

This project falls under our third strategic aim;
Provide Supports to the Cultural and Creative Sector

Project Description 

Macnas, in collaboration with Galway Culture Company, is offering bursaries of up to €3000 to individual creative practitioners from Galway City and County to support career development pathways with European partners.

Bursaries will support travel to and learning from artists and cultural partners across Europe. This is an opportunity to work closely with and learn from highly skilled artists and professionals.

The bursaries should be spent on the following goals:

  • to explore: to conduct creative artistic research, to investigate, inspire and work on a specific theme or a new concept
  • to learn: to enhance the participants’ competences and skills through non-formal learning or collaboration with a specialist
  • to connect: to develop a professional network, to strengthen the participants’ professional development.

Project Outcomes – what we expect from this project 

To support artists, producers, technicians and individual creative practitioners working in the creative industries in Galway to travel and learn from artists and cultural partners across Europe.

How this project is funded 

This project is funded by Galway Culture Company, which is supported by the Government of Ireland under the National Development Plan through the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.


February 2024 though November 2024.

See the open call here.