Applications Invited For Mobility First - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019 Grants

Applications Invited For Mobility First - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019 Grants

Organization: Asia-Europe Foundation

Apply By: 30 Apr 2019

Grant Amount: 1474 USD

About the organization:

Asia-Europe Foundation is the only permanently established institution of ASEM and is funded by voluntary contributions from its member governments and shares the financing of its projects with its civil society partners across Asia and Europe. The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) promotes greater mutual understanding between Asia and Europe through intellectual, cultural and people-to-people exchanges. Through ASEF, civil society concerns are included as a vital component of deliberations of the ASEM.  ASEF was established in February 1997 by the participating governments and organizations of ASEM and has since implemented over 650 projects, engaging over 17,000 direct participants as well as reaching out to a much wider audience in Asia and Europe.

About the Grant:

Mobility First! - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative is the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)'s travel grant for artists and cultural professionals. Mobility First! supports a wide variety of activity types (workshop/training, conference/forum, festival/biennale, residencies, partnership meetings, research trips, short-term exploration/networking) with particular focus on these areas:

  • Skills transfer / knowledge exchange
  • Innovation in arts & culture
  • Local development
  • Art and social issues: the role of art & artists in society

Who can apply?

Mobility First! accepts two types of applications from:

  • Individuals - artists/cultural professionals looking to participate in any of the eligible activity types (outgoing mobility)
  • Organisations - arts organisations applying for up to 5 artists/cultural professionals they want to invite to an activity they are organising

Grant amounts:

The grant amounts for 2019 are as follows:

Grant amounts (up to these maximum caps)

  • Asia to Europe and vice-versa:   SGD 2,000
  • Australia/New Zealand to Europe and vice-versa : SGD 2,300
  • Russia to Europe and vice-versa : SGD 1,000
  • Intra-Asia: SGD 1,000

How to apply?

  • Application form for individuals: https://asefculture.formstack.com/forms/mobilityfirst2019  
  • Application form for arts organisations: https://asefculture.formstack.com/forms/mobilityfirst2019orgs
  • Note: please ensure that you read the Application Guidelines and the Frequently Asked Questions on the Documents Section of this page before you apply

Application Deadline: 30th April 2019

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