Goethe-Zentrum offering Funding for Locally Based Projects in Uganda

Deadline: 31 July 2019

Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ Ugandan German Cultural Society (UGCS) is accepting applications to offer funding for locally based projects in the different fields of art and culture.

Three selected applicants will receive 2.000.000 UGX to implement their project in the course of 2019.


This call for projects targets the following disciplines:

  • Visual Arts
  • Performance Art
  • Photography
  • Fashion
  • Design
  • Digital Arts
  • Film/ Video Art
  • Literature
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Poetry/Spoken Word
  • Music

Funding Information

  • A project grant amounting to 2.000.000 UGX max.
  • The rooftop terrace or conference room as a venue free of charge if desired
  • Support in improving the project’s concept, budget and feasibility if needed

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible projects must:
    • be led by individuals living in Uganda being 18 years or above
    • be implemented in Uganda
    • fall under one of the fields of art mentioned above
  • Special consideration will be given to projects that:
    • use innovative, witty approaches in the field of the arts
    • aim to strengthen the creative exchange between artists and different art forms
    • address relevant issues of Ugandan society

How to Apply

  • Application should include:
    • Concept note/ project description
    • Motivation
    • Strategies for implementation of the project
    • Aim(s) the project is targeting
    • Estimated total budget and financing plan
    • CV or portfolio of the project’s holder
  • Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit http://goethezentrumkampala.org/culture/projectfunding/

  • Avatar Douglas Ssali says:

    Polythene waste management project proposal


    AMPLIFIED COMPUTER SELF-STUDY GUIDE is my project designed to aid teaching manual in the Ugandan educational curriculum.

  • Avatar Dr Bahati Amon says:

    Websites is not visible. For;
    Kindly help me as I wanted to access application form.

    • Avatar Komal says:

      Hi Dr Bahati Amon,

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar asiimwe Ismail says:

    am interested and excited to get involved

  • Avatar Jojoe bunjo says:

    Can I please have the link to the application?

  • Avatar Jackson Freddie Abwang says:

    Good move… We have an organization called Vision for Youth Network-Uganda. Targeting disadvantaged youth in both rural and urban settings but our emphasis is on rural youth carrying out exact programs you mentioned but we have ever been faced with lack of sufficient findings. We requsts for fundings. We hope for your positive response

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