Deadline: 20 January 2017
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China is seeking applications for its “The Coral Initiative” to foster deeper and more diverse collaboration in the arts among the cultural communities of Latin America, Caribbean, and Taiwan.
The term “cultural exchanges and collaborative projects” specifies mounting exhibitions, performance, creating or writing, community building, preservation of cultural assets, renovation, interning, fieldwork investigations and recording, research, interviews, journalistic reporting, workshops, filmmaking, and civic society-related activities, or other items as approved by the Ministry.
- Category I: Exchanges and Collaboration
- Category II: Promotion of Project Results
Grants will be awarded in amounts up to N$3 million (US$215,500) per project – NT$1.5 million for project implementation and NT$1.5 million for project promotion.
- Public and private university and colleges, academic institutions, domestic legal persons or civic groups registered or incorporated in accordance with the laws of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
- Eligibility requirements for collaboration nominees:
- Latin-American citizenship and not subject to regulations of the country of citizenship requiring military service or imposing travel restrictions.
- Engagement for three successive years in projects defined in Paragraph 3 above with concrete accomplishments or results.
- Nominees invited to Taiwan for collaboration shall not have not been employed or schooled in Taiwan for one year before the specified beginning date of the proposed project.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted via postal mail at the address given on the website.
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Granada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Taiwan.
For more information, please visit The Coral Initiative.