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Youth-led Cultural & Civic Initiatives: Inviting Civil Society Activists and Individual Artists

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 5, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on December 24, 2020

Funding Information

32 selected applicants will receive a research grant in the maximum amount of 3 000 EUR as a lump sum. The grant will have to be used to carry out the necessary research and study in the territory and with the community(ies) the applicant wishes to work with.
After the research phase, the 32 applicants will be invited to submit their project  proposals  for the production grant.
Up to 24 applicants will be granted the production grant in the maximum amount of 20 000 EUR.
The production grant beneficiaries will receive detailed information on the eligibility of costs.


The research phase shall take place from February to June 2021.
The production phase shall start in October 2021.
The end date will be agreed with each sub-grantee.

Utilize This Offer

In the framework of All-Around Culture, a programme co-funded by the European Union, L’Art Rue is pleased to launch the open call for Youth-Led Cultural and Civic Initiatives in underserved areas of ENP South: Algeria Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, and for the diaspora from Syria and  Libya.

The call is addressed to young artists, collectives, researchers,  civil society activists and cultural operators interested in developing community-based and contextual projects in their territory.
The call provides a possibility to innovate, experiment and engage in contextual creation process, exchanges and collaborations.

The Youth-led Cultural & Civic Initiatives aim to encourage community-based and contextual projects using collaborative approaches and to raise knowledge and capacities of young artists, collectives and cultural operators from underserved areas on the development of contextual work, and community engagement in cultural and civic activities.

Eligibility Criteria:
1) Individual artists; Artist collectives; Cultural operators (managers, curators, etc.); Researchers; Civil society activists;
2) The applicants (in case of collectives, the lead member of the proposal) can be up to 35 years old; AND
3) Based in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, and for the diaspora from Syria and Libya.

Submission deadline: December 25, 2020.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 05, 2020
Nov 05, 2020

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write (baby steps...) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers that may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Nov 06, 2020
Nov 06, 2020

Thanks, Ana.

Katrina Maria
Nov 11, 2020
Nov 11, 2020

Dear Ana Isabel
Thank you so much for being back on the group giving hope for the Future. We from Namibia is so much excluded from many resources.
Stay blessed

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 11, 2020
Nov 11, 2020

Many thanks!
Stay safe.