The British Council, and Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development are issuing a Call for Proposals to support Mobility in and from Africa, specifically prioritising young artists and cultural practitioners from a range of African countries. Through this joint collaboration, they wish to assist in the professional growth and networking possibilities of emerging practitioners from Africa.

The Mobility Fund is aimed at artists and cultural professionals from African countries, who are looking to strengthen their cultural practice: The Mobility Fund is aimed at artists and cultural professionals from selected African countries, who are looking to strengthen their cultural practice. The grant funds can be used to cover travel expenses within Africa in order to attend festivals or events, achieve professional growth and realize networking possibilities. Applications must be submitted 8 weeks before the intended travel date.

General Criteria
 Emerging artists and cultural practitioners are encouraged to apply (individuals or those
representing independent cultural/artistic organisations);
 Priority is given to young artists between 18 and 35 years of age; Special attention is given to
women artists and LGBTQI+ community related projects.
 Applications focusing on contemporary artistic and cultural disciplines including cultural
capacity building are encouraged;
 Only applicants travelling from and holding passports of the following countries are eligible
for funding: Botswana; Ethiopia; Ghana; Kenya; Malawi; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia;
Nigeria; Rwanda; Senegal; Sierra Leone; South Africa; South Sudan; Sudan; Tanzania; Uganda;
Zambia; Zimbabwe.
 Destinations eligible are limited to all countries listed in the DAC list;
 If you are disabled or have a physical or mental health condition that makes it difficult for you
to travel (on your own) please let us know. In this case you may apply for an additional Access
Grant. An Access Grant will contribute to the additional costs incurred as a result of your
condition. Please ensure that you clearly state what your access needs are and include the
additional costs in your budget requirement in section 3c of the application form. The size of
the Access grant will be determined according to your requirements.

Application Process
 The applicant must be the traveller personally and not a host organisation!
 Please download the application, fill it in and send it to
together with a biography/Curriculum Vitae and an invitation letter from the inviting
 If granted, applicants must supply scanned copies of original travel receipts, accompanied by a
signed digital version of a Narrative R

Download application form here

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