Funding in South America

Funding in South America


Regional funds


Iberescena

Iberescena  is a program created for the support, exchange and integration of Latin American performing arts activities. The fund aims to promote the creation of an integrated space for performing arts in its member states, through funding and financial support. It offers financial aid for Ibero-American performing arts creation process residencies. Members states are listed here

www.iberescena.org

Eligiblity: performing artists from the member states.


Prince Claus Fund

Based on the principle that culture is a basic need, the Prince Claus Fund’s mission is to actively seek cultural collaborations founded on equality and trust, with partner of excellence, in spaces where resources and opportunities for cultural expression, creative production and research are limited and cultural heritage is threatened. Check the website for open calls for proposals. 

www.princeclausfund.org

Eligibility: dependent on the call. 


Bi- and multilateral


Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo

The Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID) grants the Merit Awards for Special Programs for International Students. By means of this grant, the Mexican government intends to contribute to the construction of permanent bridges of dialogue and to enrich academia and Mexican culture in the long term. It attempts to do so by inviting and supporting international researchers, academics, experts and artists, who have worked in field topics related to Mexico with the goal to further deepen academia in the country. The project should take place in Mexico and the applicant should collaborate with a Mexican resident or institution for the project concerned. 

www.gob.mx/amexcid/

Eligibility: international individual artists who work on a project together with a Mexican resident or institution. 


National Performance Network - Performing Americas Program

NPN’s Performing Americas Program offers grants for Creative Exchange residencies and mobility funds for performing artists and performing arts curators conducting artistic exchanges throughout United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.  Open calls are listed annually in Summer. Check the Performing Americas webpage for up-to-date information or to consult last year's guidelines and view previously funded project.  

npnweb.org

Eligibility: performing artists and performing arts curators from the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. 


Per country


Argentina

El Fondo Nacional de las Artes grants scholarships aimed at Argentinian artists and writers to support and promote creation programs, research and development.

www.fnartes.gov.ar

Eligibility: national artists and writers.


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