The Culture at Work Africa Project Steering Committee has evaluated the 253 applications received under the 1st Call for proposals launched by Culture at Work Africa. Applications were submitted from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The final evaluation took place during the Project Steering Committee meeting on 29 October, 2018, in Brussels, Belgium.

The proposals received have been classified as follows:

  • Of the 253 applications, 114 projects proposals were not eligible since they did not comply with the Call’s guidelines and/or its formal requirements.
  • 139 applications were assessed as eligible and were graded according to the evaluation criteria.
  • In compliance with the evaluation criteria and the financial provision available, 15 applications have been selected for the award of a grant.
  • A further 5 applications have been included in a reserve list.

‘Culture at Work Africa’ is a project co-funded by the European Union and implemented by Interarts, Arterial Network, Centre for Fine Arts – BOZAR, Culture et Développement, Regional Centre for the Living Arts in Africa – CERAV/Afrique, Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust, International Music Council – IMC, Committee on Culture of United Cities and Local Governments – UCLG. (Photo by One zone Studio on Unsplash).