Applications Open for Artists for a Better World Programme!

Deadline: 11 August 2017

The Singapore International Foundation is seeking applications for its Artists for a Better World programme in order to grow the Arts for Good ecosystem, which harnesses the power of arts and culture to create positive social change. This year, the programme will focus on exploring how the arts can create positive social change for people with disabilities.


  • Build your capacity by providing exposure, expanding perspectives and growing understanding and skills needed such as programme design, impact measurement and stakeholder management
  • Connect you with professionals to form a regional ecosystem of corporates, social welfare organisations, education and cultural institutions keen in harnessing the arts for social change
  • Provide opportunities to start new collaborations across borders


For successful applicants, SIF shall provide the Individual with monetary compensation up to Singapore Dollars Three Hundred (S$300) or fifty percent (50%) of travel-related expenses (only flight or bus tickets, travel insurance, visa and two-way airport transfer), whichever value is lower, which will be disbursed at the end of the respective study trips, based on the receipts submitted to and accepted by SIF.

Eligibility Criteria

The SIF is looking to enrol up to 30 applicants to take part in Artists for a Better World. Eligible applicants are as follows:

  • Emerging arts and culture practitioners from any medium or genre, creative professionals, art administrators and programmers from non-governmental organisations and social welfare organisations
  • Have prior experience working with a community through the arts
  • Interested in arts-based projects aimed at creating social impact within the disabled community
  • Conversant and able to work in English
  • Able to attend all segments of the programme
  • Of any age and nationality

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.

For more information, please visit Artists for a Better World.

Applications Open for Palliative Care Development in Africa’s Small Grants Programme!

Acción Cultural Española: Seeking Applications for Mobility Grants Program

The Waterloo Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Environment’s Marine Programme

EU Call for Proposals: Enhance Local Authorities’ Contributions to Governance and Development Processes

U.S. Embassy in Denmark: Countering Violent Extremism TechCamp

U.S. Embassy New Zealand, PAS:  Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Rural Women New Zealand: Inviting Applicants for Audrey Reid Grant

The Waterloo Foundation: Seeking Applications for Environment’s Tropical Rainforests Programme

EC-EaSI Call for Proposals: Access to Social Protection and National Reform Support

Nordic Culture Point: Inviting Applicants for Volt Program

Rural Women New Zealand: Seeking Applications for Education Fund

The Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration!

Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation : Inviting UK Charities for Grant Program

Embassy of Lithuania to Moldova: Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

U.S. Mission to Benin: U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund (SSH)

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Program

Open Society Public Health Programme: Social Determinants of Roma Health!

Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants: Supporting Strategic Legal Work in the UK

Heritage Lottery Fund: Inviting Applicants for Heritage Grants Programme

U.S. Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria: Promoting Media Literacy in Bulgaria

U.S. Embassy in Israel: American Center Jerusalem Grants Program

U.S. Department of Justice, NIJ: Research on Reducing Violence in Communities

U.S. Department of Justice, BJA: National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI)