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Culture Moves Europe: Individual Mobility Action

The Individual Mobility Action supports artists and cultural professionals to carry out a project with a partner of their choice in another Creative Europe country. The call is open to individuals and groups of up to 5 people, who wish to implement projects lasting between 7 to 60 days for individuals and 7 to 21 days for the groups. The grant contributes to travel and subsistence costs, and offers additional top-ups based on grantees’ individual situation.

CENDANA Funding Programmes

Learn more about CENDANA’s funding programmes specially created to increase the quality and opportunities of Malaysian works

Yayasan Sime Darby (YSD) Sponsorships

YSD offers sponsorships to deserving organisations that share our dedication towards the five pillars. Under its “Arts & Culture” pillar, Yayasan Sime Darby (YSD) supports the development of a vibrant arts community in Malaysia’s multi-cultural society which includes projects and…

Program Geran KL Kreatif

Program Gerak KL Kreatif bertujuan untuk menggiatkan pusat bandar berserjarah ke arah penciptaan hab kreatif, boleh didiami, bertenaga dan berkembang maju dengan menawarkan peluang untuk melaksanan kerja-kerja penambahabaikan daerah kreatif, membangunkan ekonomi serta mengukuhkan daya tahan sosial dan alam sekitar di Pusat Bandar Kuala Lumpur.

Geran Sokongan Sektor Kebudayaan (GSSK) MOTAC

Geran Sokongan Sektor Kebudayaan (GSSK) MOTAC merupakan
satu inisiatif kerajaan yang diumumkan melalui Bajet 2023 di bawah Pelan Pemulihan Pelancongan MOTAC. Bagi memastikan ekosistemkesenian dan kebudayaan di negara ini terus kekal berdaya saing dan diperkasa pada tahun 2023, GSSK MOTAC diteruskan selari dengan matlamat dan nilai teras Malaysia Madani

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Malaysia

The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian embassy or high commission. The CFLI also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada and recipient countries and their civil societies, by deepening contacts and supporting local endeavours

The Hai-O Arts & Culture Grants 2024

The Hai-O Arts and Culture Grants is created under the patronage of Hai-O Foundation, to encourage and support Malaysian arts and culture with the view to promote participation by all ethnicities in Malaysia, celebrating the rich diversity in Malaysian arts. Social justice, multi-ethnic unity and harmony form the spirit of the Hai-O Arts and Culture Grants.

JKKN: Insentif Seni

Insentif Seni JKKN merupakan penjenamaan beberapa bentuk bantuan dan perkhidmatan sedia ada yang disediakan oleh JKKN kepada Badan Bukan Kerajaan (NGO) seni budaya dan penggiat seni budaya bagi menambah upaya mereka untuk melaksanakan program dan aktiviti berkaitan seni budaya.

MyCreative Ventures Pitchbox

MyCreative will invest via equities or loans from allocated funds in viable Malaysian creative businesses and is expected to achieve job creation, increase GDP, elevate the status of Malaysia’s creative industry. Loans or Equities or combination of both. No Grants…

The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize is accepting entries for Spring 2022 artist grants. We are offering 2 grants of $3,500 and 4 grants of $1,000 ($11,000 USD total prize money). All media eligible. Jurors: Jody Graf, Assistant Curator, MoMA PS1 and Pamela Meadows, Curator, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. 30 artists will be selected for a shortlist. Additional exposure is available via our online Journal and Instagram feed reaching 63k.

Artist Grant

Founded in 2017, Artist Grant is a new venture that aims to fund and support artists. This charitable organization funds the efforts of artists to continue their important work and contributions to society every quarter.

Goethe-Institute International Co- production Fund

International coproductions epitomize a form of artistic collaboration involving partnership and dialogue. With a view to encouraging new collaborative working processes and innovative productions involving international cultural exchange, the Goethe-Institut set up a new co-production fund in the summer of 2016 to promote new working networks and approaches within a global context and to explore new forms of intercultural collaboration

Australia-ASEAN Council Grants

The priority of the Special Australia-ASEAN Council grant round is to leverage the momentum of the Special Summit (16-18 March 2018) to generate increased enthusiasm and awareness about the ASEAN-Australia relationship. Activities to be funded could include academic or think-tank…

JFKL Small Grant Programme

JFKL offers grants to support activities that promote, introduce and deepen understanding of Japan, as well as to support projects that encourage multilateral cultural exchange between ASEAN and Japan. Grants are awarded to projects than fall within the fields of…

Asian Cultural Council 2024 Grant

The Asian Cultural Council makes grants to support international travel and cultural exchange between Asia and the U.S., and among the countries of Asia. The large majority of grants are awarded directly to individual artists, scholars, and arts specialists. Organizations…

The Krishen Jit Fund

The Krishen Jit Fund was created by Five Arts Centre to encourage and support experimental creative work in Malaysia. One of the main objectives of Krishen’s pioneering work was to celebrate original Malaysian art, across a range…

U.S. Embassy Small Grants Program for Malaysia

The U.S. Embassy offers grants to Malaysian institutions, organizations and individuals to assist in organizing cultural programs and activities for Malaysians. These programs include American Studies, performing arts, entrepreneurship, empowering women and youths, strengthening democracy, interfaith forums and combating extremism….

Hasanah Special Grant 2024

Yayasan Hasanah’s (Hasanah) grants go towards Partner Organisations whose programmes are clearly aligned with our mandate, and which support any of the Focus Areas we invest in – Education; Community Development; Environment; Arts, Heritage & Culture; Knowledge; and Public Spaces.

Innovate Grants

WINTER 2024 OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS — Innovate Grant is thrilled to introduce our newly increased award amounts of $1,800.00.