CALL FOR PROPOSALS - ACP-EU CULTURE PROGRAMME: SUPPORTING THE CULTURAL AND CREATIVE SECTORS IN WEST AFRICA (Structuring Fund for Cultural Operators)
The ACP-EU CULTURE PROGRAMME: SUPPORT FOR THE CULTURE AND CREATION SECTORS IN WEST AFRICA) – AWA (Art in West Africa) is one of the six regional hubs selected under the ACP-EU Culture programme, a joint initiative of the European Union (EU) and the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), through the establishment of a new decentralized regional mechanism intended to strengthen the competitiveness of cultural and creative industries in ACP countries.
Implemented over a period of 40 months (December 2020 - April 2024) by a consortium led by Institut Français and Centre Culture Kôrè (Segou, Mali), the ACP-EU CULTURE PROGRAMME: SUPPORT FOR THE CULTURE AND CREATION SECTORS IN WEST AFRICA-AWA has a double objective, namely: on the one hand, to support the revitalization of the competitiveness of the cultural and creative industries all along the value chain (creation, production and distribution) in the 16 West African countries and on the other hand, to help support the development of the digital economy in West Africa by supporting cultural and creative industries actors in their digital transition.
Open from 3/3/2021 to 17/4/2021, the call aims at supporting the professionalization of cultural operators over three years and increase the sustainability of their activities. 15 cultural and creative operators from the 16 West African countries covered by this lot will be selected and benefit from a maximum grant of 150.000 euros.
More information on the ACP-EU Culture programme on https://www.acp-ue-culture.eu/en/support-for-the-cultural-creative-sectors-in-acp-countries/