Al Mawred Al Thaqafy launched an open call to apply for grants related to cultural policies. The call is open to organisations, individuals and groups. Grants of up to 8,000 USD are awarded for each project selected. An independent jury made up of cultural policy experts from the Arab region will select the projects.
Applications will be accepted for projects that seek to monitor, assess, research and develop the state of cultural policies in a number of Arab countries concerning the following themes:
- Freedom of expression and cultural rights.
- Making culture more widely available in Arab societies.
- Financing culture.
- Exploring forms and methods of community and professional organisation for artists and cultural groups.
Deadline for submission of applications is 15 May 2016.