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The Value of Culture in the Southern Mediterranean

Call for Proposals

SouthMed CV is looking to support innovative, creative and outstanding cultural and artistic projects focusing on the role of culture in a diversity of contexts carried out in cooperation with other stakeholders. Projects should aim at having an impact on public space, and at strengthening the managerial and institutional capacities of cultural operators and artistic organisations in the Southern Mediterranean (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia).

The call contains two lots. Applications under this call may be submitted in one of the following two: 1. Projects contributing at strengthening the role of culture at the local, national and regional level, in cooperation with other stakeholders in the public sphere (e.g., organisations active in the social, educational or environmental fields, youth and cultural centres, schools, universities, libraries, local authorities, etc.). Projects funded under this category may include any art form or cultural discipline (e.g. performing arts, visual arts, music, literature, heritage, new media, etc.), or several of them simultaneously; 2. Projects aiming to enhance the institutional and managerial capacities of cultural operators and artistic organisations, and promote their visibility and role in public space at the local, national and regional levels.

Grants requested under this call must fall between the minimum and maximum amounts of:

  • Lot 1: minimum 10.000 and maximum 30.000 Euros
  • Lot 2: minimum 5.000 and maximum 20.000 Euros

SouthMed CV is implemented by a consortium led by Interarts, Spain, in partnership with BAC Art Center, Tunisia, Gudran for Art and Development, Egypt, Khayal Arts and Education, Lebanon, the National Center for Culture and Arts/King Hussein Foundation, Jordan, and the German Commission for UNESCO.

The deadline for submissions is 2 November 2015 at 21:00 (GMT)

For more information please visit: www.smedcv.net/first-call-for-proposals/