Deadline:

12 October, 2019 at midnight GMT.

Location:

Online.

Bamako, Mali.

(Accelerators for startups)

Description

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS # 2 – ACF (PERFORMING ARTS/CINEMA AND AUDIOVISUAL/VISUAL ARTS)

The African Culture Fund is a pan-African organization that aims to support the professionalization of the cultural and creative sector of African countries through innovative artistic projects that it finances.

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For this second call, the Fund supports activities and projects that fall into the following areas.

Lot 1 : Performing arts

The projects involved in this call are activities and projects of creation, production and dissemination of works and capacity building in the field of the performing arts.

The current call concerns the following performing arts: music, dance and theater.

Lot 2 : Visual arts

The projects involved in this call are activities and projects of creation, production and dissemination of works and capacity building in the field of visual arts.

 – This call concerns traditional visual arts, photography, digital art, decorative arts (textile art, design, marquetry…) as well as all pre-production, production, post-production, dissemination and distribution concerning the following cinematographic and audiovisual disciplines:

  • Fiction / animation (short films, medium-length films, feature films or series);
  • Documentaries (unitary or series);
  • Art videos.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts.

Required Languages

English or French.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE FROM AFRICA.

Program Period

  • Publication date: 05/08/2019.
  • Start of submission: 12/08/2019.
  • Submission Closing: 12/10/2019.
  • Date of results: 30/11/2019.
  • Date of allocations notification: 15/12/2019.
  • Date of contracts signature: 30/12/2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Be an African artist or cultural actor or from the African diaspora, an artistic or cultural organization or association established in Africa or cooperating on African projects with at least one African organization and having at least three years of experience;
  • Have a structure or be a member of an artistic or cultural organization or association;
  • Have a legal status (organizations);
  • Present a structuring project in response to the call for projects.

Opportunity Cost

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  • The Fund will sign a contract with the grant beneficiary that will include information on the activities to be carried out, the value of the contract, payment terms and reports.
  • The approved projects are funded in two (02) installments:

    • 80% of the grant, when signing the contract (pre-financing);
    • 20% of the grant, at the end of the project and upon presentation and approval of the reports (balance).
  • The maximum budget is US $10,000. Projects must be completed for a period not exceeding 18 months.
  • ACF does not grant mobility grants. However, travel expenses can be covered when they are part of the implementation of a project.

How to Apply

First Step: Applicants must complete an online funding application form here.

Second Step: The applicant will receive an automatic acknowledgment of receipt email once the application has been received.

Third Step: Applicants are invited to provide all requested documents, ACF will not contact applicants if part of their application is incomplete.

NOTES:

  • Applications must be submitted in ENGLISH or in  FRENCH.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The results will be posted on ACF’s website and social networks (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amina Hamed / Egypt

Reviewed by” Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team