Creative Futures Academy (CFA) and Kilkenny Arts Office Bursaries 2024

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Kilkenny Arts Office has joined forces with Creative Futures Academy (CFA) to offer bursaries  Kilkenny based artists seeking to gain new qualifications and skills to expand their practice. The bursaries range from €500 to a maximum of €2,000. Kilkenny based artists must be a resident of Kilkenny for over 2 years.

The CFA offers a range of flexible, short, part and full-time postgraduate courses at NCAD, UCD and IADT. The Arts Office and CFA share a focus in developing the skills and capacity of the arts, creative and cultural sector.

Example of courses:

& many more…

Visit the Creative Futures Academy website for a full list of upcoming courses of visual and applied arts, design, creative writing, digital technologies, screen, media and animation, music, the performing arts and more.



Join Creative Futures Academy (CFA) Director, Louise Allen and Kilkenny Arts Officer, Mary Butler, online on Wednesday 21st February 2024, 1:00pm for an introduction to CFA’s upcoming courses across a range of artforms and details on how to apply for a bursary.

To register for the webinar, please email Diane Seale:


To Apply for the Bursary

Applications are accepted from Kilkenny based artists only. To apply for the bursary, please complete the application form and send a copy of your CV to

Please include ‘CFA Application’ in the subject line.

Click here to download the application form.


Deadline for Applications

Tuesday 19th March 2024 4:00pm



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