Last month, the ACP-EU Culture Programme in Eastern Africa in collaboration with Ignite Culture launched it’s second call for applications, after a successful inaugural run. Creatives with registered and operational businesses are invited to apply for grants up to €180,000 Euros per applicant.
Ignite Culture is implemented by HEVA in partnership with the British Council Kenya, with the financial contribution of the European Union, and further support from the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (OACPS).
The inaugural grant application call took place in July 2021 and resulted in 19 creative businesses being awarded the financial support of up to 2.5 million euros. This has enabled the grantees to start/continue projects that will:
strengthen the creative and cultural ecosystem in which practitioners and organizations operate in Eastern Africa.
improve the access and visibility of the diverse creative and cultural sectors in Eastern Africa.
promote economic growth of the creative and cultural sector in the Eastern Africa region.
Ignite Culture the ACP-EU Culture Programme In Eastern Africa aims to empower even more creative and cultural businesses in the Eastern African region in this second run. There are only two days left before the call for applications are closed. Visit the Ignite Culture website for more information on the application criteria.