Below is some info on the latest ACP call for proposals, this is a great opportunity for anyone in the Caribbean or anyone dealing with Caribbean film or culture to apply for funding, the closing date for proposals it June 30th so if you know anyone in the cultural industries or film production or distribution industry in the Caribbean then please pass this info onto them, it may just make a BIG difference to your country.
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Pass around the message of the new ACPCULTURES+ Programme
Let the voices of Culture from the African, Caribbean and Pacific States be heard!
You too can become a multiplying information agent by circulating the items provided in the ACPCultures+ Communication Kit.
ACPCULTURES+ intends to contribute to the development and structuring of the ACP States cultural industries, enabling them to improve their creative working conditions and distribute their own works. The new Programme also seeks to improve the promotion of the cultural diversity, to enhance the cultural identities and contribute to the intercultural dialogue.
The Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States launched on March 1, 2011, the first Call for Proposals of the ACPCULTURES+ Programme (EU-ACP Support Programme to ACP Cultural Sectors). Deadline of the Call for Proposals is June 30, 2011.
We invite you to broadcast the message on your antennas and among yours networks: a TV spot of 36’ seconds and a radio spot of 30’ seconds to be downloaded from the website www.acpculturesplus.eu*.
ACPCULTURES+ is implemented by the ACP Group of States and financed on the 10th European development Fund of the European Union (EDF).
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THE CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2011 ACPCULTURES+.EU: FILM & CULTURE
All cultural projects that meet the eligibility criteria can be awarded a grant in the framework of the Call for Proposals 2011. This section provides a summary of the main eligibility criteria for a grant.
ACPCULTURES + – IS IT FOR YOU?
If you are a cultural operator, check to see if you meet the following conditions:
Has your enterprise or organisation been a registered legal entity for two years?
Is your head office in an ACP country, an EU member country, an EU applicant country or a member country of the European Economic Area?
Are you an NGO or a private-sector body (or a public television service for the dissemination of films)
THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FOR THE TWO LOTS
LOT 1: ACPFilms II – Cinema/Audiovisual - € 7 million
LOT 2: ACPCultures II – All cultural sectors other than Cinema/Audiovisual - € 5 million
Select your sector in order to identify the types of projects that you are able to submit.
Click on Downloads to access the official Programme guidelines