Funding in the Caribbean region

Funding in the Caribbean region

Regional funds

Davidoff Art Initiative

Davidoff Art Initiative offers five annual international partner residency hosts for Caribbean artists. Davidoff Art Residency's positions in international residency programs worldwide are offered to emerging and mid-career contemporary visual artists from the Caribbean, with an emphasis on artists from the Dominican Republic. Some residency program partners may accept applications from art writers and curators. The initiative also provides funding for their partner residences.

Eligibility: emerging and mid-career visual artists from the Caribbean region, with an emphasis on artists from the Dominican Republic. Some may accept art writers and curators. 

Organisation Mondiale de la Francophonie

Artists from French-speaking countries can be eligible for support to take part in festivals, exhibitions, trainings (in certain cases) in the fields of visual arts and performing arts. Read more about the programmes here.

Eligibility: Individuals from French-speaking countries.

Bi- and multilateral

ifa Artists' Contact

The ifa Artists' Contact programme promotes the international cooperation of German and foreign persons engaged in the cultural sector. Working stays as well as working tours from developing and emerging countries to Germany are supported if the realisation is in the interest of foreign cultural policy. Focus on visual arts, 2 deadlines per year (31 January and 15 August).

Eligibility: Individuals from developing and emerging countries and German nationals.

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.  Proposal guidelines for 16-17 projects should be posted in Summer 2016.  Check the Performing Americas webpage to consult last year's guidelines and view previously funded project.

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

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