Individual arts professionals (artists, curators, organisers) and informally constituted groups from Zimbabwe and Zambia are invited to submit applications that address one or more of the key focus areas and disciplines mentioned above. The maximum value of grants for individuals and informally constituted groups is USD 3 000.
Arts companies, festivals and arts organisations/businesses (legally constituted non-profit or commercial entities), are invited to submit proposals that address one or more of the key focus areas and disciplines mentioned above. The maximum value of grants for companies, festivals and arts organisations/businesses is USD 10 000.
Finance can be assigned to the following types of costs/expenses:
Time: your time to develop new concepts, activities, products and projects (this should not exceed 1/3rd of the overall request; in the case of organisations this can be assigned to salaries).
Tools: materials and equipment supporting new production methods and/or digital adaptation; software and hardware supporting digital adaptation; IT and connectivity costs, etc.
Travel: Local and international travel costs supporting collaboration, project development, presentation of work, etc. (including visa and accommodation costs). Note: only Economy flights are supported; Per diem costs are supported up to USD30 per day per person; Accommodation costs should not exceed USD60 per person per night.
Expertise: fees for: creative collaborators; training, mentoring and support; organisational development expertise (for organisations and companies); promotional and marketing costs, product and/or service development inputs, etc.
Activities/costs that do not qualify for funding:
- Commercial or profit-oriented projects.
- Training of non-professionals.
- Formal education programmes or course fees (e.g. at schools, colleges or universities).
- Book printing (though we could consider supporting content research or development, or audience-led dissemination).