Connections Through Culture grants promote and seed exciting arts and cultural exchanges between the UK and countries in South East Asia – Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Indonesia.
The grants support new connections, exchanges and collaborations. These grants help build long-term relationships and collaborations between artists, cultural professionals, creative practitioners and art and cultural organisations, hubs, networks, and collectives.
Applications close on 23 October 2022, 17:00 GMT.
What can the grant be used for?
The grants can be used to support the development of projects with artistic expression that result in collaborative activities.
These projects can include artistic and creative exchanges of skills, knowledge, and practice, or the collaborative production of new artistic and creative content. Projects can be art residencies, exhibitions, performances and showcases, publications, webinars, and conferences.
What grants are available?
- UK-SEA Collaboration Grant
Applicants can apply for the UK-SEA Collaboration Grant for up to £8,000.
This grant supports face to face and online/digital networking and collaboration between the UK and South East Asia to develop art and cultural projects together or facilitate skills and knowledge exchange. Open to new applicants only.
- UK-SEA Scoping and Research Grants
Applicants can apply for the UK-SEA Scoping and Research Grants for up to £2,000.
This grant supports scoping new initiatives for arts and cultural collaboration and research between UK and South East Asia. Open to new applicants and previous CTC UK-SEA grantees (2019- 2021).