Culture at Work Africa: Supporting Intercultural Dialogue for Social Cohesion in Urban Africa

Application Deadline: Monday, 15 April 2019 at 12:00 (GMT)

Culture at Work Africa is looking to support innovative on-the-ground projects aiming at developing safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue and at promoting active citizenship and intercommunity relations. Projects will seek sustainable outputs and will foster multi-stakeholder national and transregional cooperation, inclusive societies, cultural diversity and equal dignity for all.

The present call for proposals contains two lots. Applications may be submitted in one of the following:

  • Lot 1: Projects aimed at enhancing public or private cultural spaces as “safe places” for intercultural dialogue by stakeholders active in the public sphere (e.g. organisations active in the social, educational or environmental fields, youth and cultural centres, schools, universities, libraries, local authorities, etc.).
  • Lot 2: Transnational projects aimed at strengthening institutional and professional capacities in intercultural mediation of cultural organisations and operators for social cohesion

Culture at Work Africa is funded by the European Union within the priority areas for culture in the Global Public Goods and Challenges 2014-2020 programme (DCI) : intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and respect for the equal dignity of all individuals, which contributes to the overarching principles of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development such as global citizenship, pluralism and freedom of religion (SDGs 4, 10 and 17 ).

Grants requested under this call must be submitted according to the following minimum and maximum amounts per lot:

Lot 1: minimum 20.000,00 EUR and maximum 45.000,00 EUR

Lot 2: minimum 30.000,00 EUR and maximum 60.000,00 EUR

The indicative amount available for the 2 lots is 900,000.00 EURO.

Culture at Work Africa reserves the right not to award all available funds if applications submitted do not fill the selection criteria.

Lead applicants cannot submit more than one application.

For the purpose of this call, applications are eligible when presented by organizations (not-for-profit / profit; public/private) legally registered in one of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

For the purpose of this call, Interarts will act as “contracting party”.

For More Information:

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