A collaboration between the British Council’s _in Motion grant and the Prince Claus Fund Mobility Fund.

Update related to the corona virus (Covid-19): As the health and safety of our partners is paramount, all funding for travel is on hold until further notice. This means that we are not able to accept applications for mobility at this time. Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience. We advise you to check our website for updates about the Mobility Funds.  


The British Council, and Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development are issuing a Call for Proposals to support Mobility in and from Africa, specifically prioritising young, women and/or disabled artists and cultural practitioners from a range of African countries. Through this joint collaboration, we wish to assist in the professional growth and networking possibilities of emerging practitioners from Africa.

The Mobility Fund is aimed at artists and cultural professionals from the following African countries, who are looking to strengthen their cultural practice:

Botswana; Ethiopia; Ghana; Kenya; Malawi; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Rwanda; Senegal; Sierra Leone; South Africa; South Sudan; Sudan; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe

Eligible travel routes that would be supported include travel within the countries listed above as well as between the above listed African countries and countries listed in the DAC list.

Please also note, additional funding is available for people with disabilities and/or special needs.

The grant amounts are determined based on general market rates depending on country of departure and destinations. The funding available is to be used for travel, visas, accommodation and general subsistence costs. For grant amounts, detailed guidelines and information about the application process please download the attachments below.

Questions? Please email [email protected]