The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) has issued a new open call for proposals in the categories of Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Literature.
Applications are open to Arab individuals living in the Arab region or in diaspora and to local, regional and international institutions whose projects are related to contemporary Arab culture.
Applications must be submitted online before April 1st, 2013. The results wil be announced on June 15th, 2013.
AFAC envisions a thriving Arab arts and cultural scene that is confident in its expression, open to dialogue, accessible to all, and sustained locally by committed patrons. AFAC will play a leading role in achieving this vision and serve as a catalyst for homegrown philanthropic initiatives across the Arab world, by listening to and engaging with artists and cultural practitioners, analyzing and assessing their needs, facilitating cooperation and exchange, identifying and educating patrons on the social impact of arts and culture, advising stakeholders on necessary interventions, and supporting projects with direct independent funding. Two fundamental principles guiding AFAC’s operations are transparency in the grant giving process and independence through a diversity of funding sources.
The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) was established in 2007 as an independent initiative that funds individuals and organizations in the fields of cinema, performing arts, literature, music and visual arts while facilitating cultural exchange, research and cooperation across the Arab world and globally.