African Culture Fund: Supporting Projects in Visual Arts Field


Deadline: 5 December 2018

Applications are open for African Culture Fund (ACF) which is a pan-African fund that aims to support the sectors of arts education and cultural and creative industries on the African Continent.

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The Fund seeks to professionalize of the creative sector, promote cultural entrepreneurs, artists, culture professionals and socio-economic and cultural organizations producing cultural goods and culture service providers.

For this first call, the Fund supports activities and projects in the Visual Arts field.

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This call therefore concerns activities and projects for the creation, production and dissemination of works of visual arts. This call concerns traditional visual arts, photography, video art, digital art, decorative arts (textile art, design, marquetry …), etc.

Funding Information

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The maximum budget is US $ 10,000.

Projects must be completed over a period not exceeding 18 months.

Geographical Region

This call covers all countries of the African continent.

How to Apply

  • Applications should include the following attachments:
    • The completed application form (in Word or PDF format)
    • CV (in Word or PDF format) or references of the candidate
    • Cover letter
  • Applications must be submitted in English or French.
  • Application form can be downloaded via given website.

Eligible CountriesAlgeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit African Culture Fund.

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  • Avatar ELKANA ONG'ÉSA says:

    As the Founder/Chairman of Africa Arts Promotion Network, I’m deeply inspired by your like minded programs across Africa Continent. In essence I’m eager and looking forward to partner with you in areas of visual arts, which is my areas of interest in relation to talent, innovation and creativity.

  • Avatar Ezeemo Uchechukwu says:

    I would to apply for this grant. Am an African entrepreneur, into to textile art. Is there any opportunity this year 2019. Are there other opportunities pls kindly forward to me, thanks

  • Avatar Ezeemo Uchechukwu says:

    Am a textile artist. I want to apply for this year grant opportunity to fund my art.

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