Culture at Work Africa, co-funded by the European Union, has launched its Second Call for Proposals to support innovative on-the-ground projects aiming at developing safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue and to promote active citizenship and intercommunity relations.
The Call for Proposals contains two lots and is open to organisations legally registered in 15 African countries including Uganda. The rest of the eligible countries are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, and Zimbabwe.
From the First Call for Proposals launched in June 2018, 253 applications were submited from 15 African countries, with 139 proposals complying with the eligibility criteria. Following the evaluation process, 15 projects were selected for the award of grants. Of these, three Ugandan projects (from Open Mic Uganda, the Cross Cultural Foundation of Uganda and Rafiki Theatre) were selected.
The Second Call for Proposals is open until 15 April 2019, at 12:00 (GMT), last deadline to submit applications.
To access all the relevant documents of the Call, please visit the Culture at Work Africa website.
Culture at Work Africa is co-funded by the European Union and implemented by Interarts; Arterial Network; Centre for Fine Arts – BOZAR; Culture et Développement; Regional Centre for the Living Arts in Africa – CERAV/Afrique; Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust; International Music Council - IMC; Committee on Culture of United Cities and Local Governments - UCLG, together with their associated partners African Centre for Cities and the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town, the Economic Community of West African States - ECOWAS, and the Centre for Linguistic and Historical Studies through Oral Tradition - CELHTO.