Are You A Ghanaian Creative Looking For Project Funding?

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Are you a Ghanaian Creative looking to fund your upcoming film, music, or community projects? Check out the opportunities below to explore possible opportunities for your projects. The Ghana Music Project dedicates our efforts to providing you useful information, resources and opportunities for your artistic and intellectual contribution  to the world!

Fundacion Botin Visual Arts Grant

Deadline: May 8, 2020

Amount: 23,000 Euros

Type: Visual Arts

Summary: Fundación Botín announces its new call for projects to award 6 Visual Arts Grants meant to support individual art projects that may consist of training (academic or not), research (non academic), and production.

Burning Man Global Arts Grant

Deadline: TBA for 2021 Cohort

Amount: $500 – $10,000

Type: Art Installation & Community Engagement

Summary: This program funds highly interactive, community-driven works of art that prioritize community involvement in their development, execution and display. We fund art that is accessible to the public, civic in scope and prompts the viewer to act.

International Filmmakers Without Borders

Deadline: January / June / August 1st

Amount: $100 – $5,000

Type: Short Film, Feature Film, Documentary Film Research, Production, Post Production

Summary: (FWB) supports independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange.

Rogovy Foundation Documentary Fund

Deadline: May 15th, 2020

Amount: up to $25,000

Type: Documentary Film

Summary: The Miller / Packan Film Fund supports documentaries that EducateInspire and Enrich. The Fund is financed through the Rogovy Foundation. We believe in the transformational power that comes from enlightening narratives and inspiring characters.

Ghana & US Embassy Public Affair Small Grants

Deadline: May 8 2020

Amount: up to $10,000- $50,000

Type: Journalism, Work Readiness, Women & Girls Empowerment, STEM

Summary: Variety of community development and empowerment grants distributed by the American Embassy. Projects that include significant American content (such as American speakers, American materials, U.S. Embassy participation, or a theme or topic originating in, or inspired by, U.S. history or society) will be more favorably evaluated.

U.S Embassy Exchange Programs

Deadline: 2021 TBA

Amount: Varies

Type: Travel, Training, Scholarship

Through the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and other exchange programs, thousands more talented Ghanaians have developed their leadership skills and gotten to know America.

Fulbright Fellowship

Deadline: Per Year

Amount: Full Funding For Research in any Country (Check Eligibility)

Type: Fellowship

Summary:  In Ghana, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program (Fulbright FSP) focuses on the academic and professional development of staff, junior faculty, and administrators employed in the following types of institutions:  tertiary, research, or government.  This includes but is not limited to junior faculty, research assistants, assistant lecturers, technicians supporting classroom instruction, administrators, researchers, and lecturers.Women, individuals from rural areas, and under-represented groups including individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply (reasonable accommodation will be provided for individuals with disabilities interested in applying.)

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