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UK/AU Season Alumni Digital Collaboration Grants
November 8 - November 14
UK/AU Season Alumni Digital Collaboration Grant
This grant enables individuals from the UK and Australia who are alumni of British Council Australia programmes or delegations to collaborate digitally with artists/companies from the other country on international projects. This programme aims to develop exciting cultural collaborations between arts and creative practitioners, and to support long-lasting relationships between Australia and the UK.
Why a digital collaboration grant?
We have always supported international artistic collaboration through our work. In response to increasing restrictions on global travel due to Covid-19, and rising concerns about the sustainability of face-to-face collaborations, we are now looking for new ways to foster these international connections.
The UK/AU Season Alumni Digital Collaboration Grant aims to address this challenge, and to reanimate conversations and collaborations which may have been paused due to the pandemic. Through a series of grants, we are supporting pairs of individuals in the UK and Australia to devise new virtual ways of working internationally, in turn creating a climate-friendly approach to international collaboration and artistic exchange.
Who can apply?
Key eligibility information:
Lead Applicants must be Alumni of British Council Australia programmes or delegations: For example; Realise Your Dream, ACCELERATE, INTERSECT, Edinburgh Showcase, Unlimited, Design Connections, The Great Escape Festival.*
Grants are offered to individuals working in the following areas including drama, dance, visual arts, literature, film, music, architecture, design, and fashion.
The grant should be used to develop and strengthen new and existing relationships between the UK and Australia for new digital/online networking and/or the development of art and cultural projects through various conversation or different platforms.
Applications must be a partnership between at least one UK based organisation/individual and one organisation/individual based in Australia one of which must be an Alumni
What grant is available?
Small grants of up to GBP £5,000