Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ UGCS 2018 Small Grants for Cultural Projects from Ugandans

Application Deadline: 31st July 2018

With its rooftop and conference room, Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ UGCS is offering a platform for locally based projects in the different fields of art and culture. Selected applicants will receive co-funding of 1.000.000 UGX to implement their project in the course of 2018. Please follow the rules and regulations for application below.

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

Criteria of eligibility
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

Projects that cannot be showcased at GZK/ UGCS may exceptionally be considered if the applicant can explain the necessity for a different venue.


  • A project grant amounting to 1.000.000 UGX max.
  • Our rooftop terrace or conference room as a venue free of charge
  • Support in improving the project’s concept, budget and feasibility if needed

How to apply?
Your 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

Application deadlines:
1. Projects to be realized between February and April 2018: 15th January 2018
2. Projects to be realized between May and August 2018: 30th March 2018
3. Projects to be realized between September and December 2018: 31st July 2018

Please email your application to:
Lara Buchmann
Email: [email protected]

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ UGCS 2018 Small Grants for Cultural Projects



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