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The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Eligible activities include hosting panel discussions, traveling to conferences, participating in policy debates, and promoting fellows' ideas in public venues. Deadlines: 1 August 2013 and 1 February 2014.
2013 Frida Awards+ for projects enhancing the use of the Internet for social, economic and cultural development in Latin America and the Caribbean
The call is open to all initiatives, researches or innovation projects in the field of ICTs that have made a significant contribution to the use of the Internet for the social, economic and cultural development of the region since 2008. Those applying for an Award may also submit a concrete proposal for extending their project. The award includes a cash prize and invitation (travels included) to attend the awards ceremony 2013. Deadline: 31 May.
The Global Shining Light Award: call for investigative journalists from developing or in transition countries
The Global Investigative Journalism Conference presents the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. Winners are invited to attend the ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil in October 2013 (travel and other costs included). Deadline: 15 June.
Autour du Cinéma is currently looking for partners and screenplay ideas to continue developing its CIRCUIT Cinéma project, a new concept of travelling film workshops which tour Cameroon and the following countries that have partnered with the Champagne-Ardenne region: Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Russia, Mexico, Benin and Togo.
The Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes and the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) are pleased to advise that some assistance will be available to enable delegates from developing countries to attend the 6th World Summit on Arts and Culture (Santiago, Chile, 13-16 January 2014). Deadline on 7 June.
CIMAM offers five grants to support the attendance of modern and contemporary art curators and museum or collection directors from Latin America with priority to professionals residing in Central America and the Caribbean to CIMAM’s 2013 Annual Conference, New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, Artwork, Public, Governance that will be held in Rio de Janeiro, 12–14 August 2013. Deadline on 10 June!
Commissioned by international arts organisation The South Project, Mapping South: Journeys in South-South Cultural Relations is a publication celebrating 10 years of cultural exchange and dialogue between arts practitioners from countries of the southern hemisphere.
The Latin American fund Iberescena supports creation, programming, management, workshops, co-productions in the performing arts field. Applications open until 12 September.
This project fund finances artistic projects that focus on research on societal issues, facilitating relationships and the development of new perspectives on social, economic and/or climate issues. Applications throughout the year for organisations from Asia, Latin America and Africa.
The International Fund for Cultural Diversity aims to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing and least-developed countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention. The deadline for applications is on 30 June 2013.
CKU supports cultural exchange projects with the purpose of presenting the culture of developing countries in Denmark and strengthening the cultural sectors of developing countries. Closing dates for applications: 15th January,15th May, 15 September.
In this portal the focus is on tangible and intangible heritage through museums and the performing arts in or in relation to developing countries. It includes themes such as cultural partnerships between north and south, museum development in developing countries, cultural emergency response, theatre exchanges, performing arts and theatre for development. Furthermore, also resources on national, regional and global cultural policies are selected since they may provide background information on these themes.
The Prince Claus Ticket Grant supports cross-cultural exchange between artists and cultural practitioners in Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. The Ticket Grant specifically covers the cost of tickets for travel (e.g. plane or train tickets).
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Initiated by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) through its online portal culture360.org, these 20 mobility funding guides are a concrete output of the mapping of funding opportunities for international cultural exchange in 18 countries in Asia. Apart from the mobility funding guides focused on the respective 18 Asian ASEM countries, you can also find two additional guides, one focused on Asia and another one on funding opportunities open to any nationality.