Kildare County Council Arts Services and North Kildare Chamber join forces with an Artistic Entrepreneur Bursary Fund
A new exciting bursary fund has been launched this week. Kildare County Council and North Kildare Chamber have joined forces with a bursary fund of €1500 which will act as a catalyst for an artist to develop their business ideal or a for a fledging arts business to expand. With the fund of €1500, the winning applicant will also receive complimentary membership of the Chamber for 12 months and can also avail of a free desk in the Chamber I Hub. The Chamber I Hub is for start-up businesses where a business can avail of office, boardroom and training facilities and can also avail of the Chamber ‘s panel of mentors.
Eoghan Doyle, Assistant Art’s Office said “ With an increasing number of artists looking to develop their creative talents into a strong business, this bursary will be a real boost for a new or developing business in the county. Kildare County Council are delighted to partner with the Chamber on this bursary award. The membership, training and especially the mentoring opportunities from the Chamber will be hugely beneficial to the recipient of the bursary. ”
Allan Shine, Chief Executive of the Chamber said “ I am delighted to partner with the council with this Artistic Entrepreneur Fund, the winning applicant can avail of the services we provide start-up businesses already in place in the Chamber I Hub and can also avail of complementary membership of the Chamber for 12 months. We provide 140 events per year for our members so the benefits are enormous for the successful person or business.Kildare County Council Arts Services, North Kildare Chamber