The aim of these awards is to help facilitate partnership and collaboration between artists and/or collectives in the UK and countries eligible to receive ODA (Official Development Assistance).
In total, micro grants will be awarded to approximately 10 pairs of disabled artists per round.
In order to be eligible, proposals must adhere to the following criteria:
- Projects must be feasible within the given budget.
- Projects must be feasible within the given timescale
- Artists whose work centres around disability and/or impairment are welcome to apply, as are those whose work does not.
- Projects must be led by a disabled artist / collective based in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales
- The international collaborator must be a disabled artist / collective based in countries in receipt of ODA (Official Development Assistance) listed below:
Albania, Argentina, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Serbia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
[British Council have temporarily suspended activities in Ukraine for the safety and well-being of their staff, customers and partners]
These awards can cover a range of different art forms, including:
- Combined arts
- Visual art