Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) Creative and Critical Writings Grant 2022 (up to $35,000)
Deadline: April 1, 2022
Applications are open for the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) Creative and Critical Writings Grant 2022. Launched in 2018, Creative and Critical Writings is a new grants program that builds on AFAC previous support for literature through the Literature Grant (2007-2013) and the AFAC Novel Writing Program (2014-2016), but which expands into areas that are in need of support.
The Creative and Critical Writings grant provides support to critical writings on the arts and culture, theatrical writings, children and youth literature (including both the adaptation of classical Arabic and international literature as well as original stories), graphic novel, short story, poetry, in addition to online publishing platform. The final product should be in Arabic language.
- The program provides annual grants ranging from a few thousand U.S. dollars up to a maximum of $20,000 USD for individuals and teams and $35,000 USD for institutions and collectives.
- AFAC is open to receive project applications from all Arab individuals working in the fields specified above. Project applications are accepted irrespective of age, years of experience, country of residence, ethnicity, gender or religion.
- Applications in this category can be also submitted by relevant Arab or non-Arab institutions (publishing houses, online literary platforms, …) as long as the final product is in Arabic.
Applications are only accepted through the online applications forms available in Arabic only. Applications submitted via regular mail or e-mail will not be accepted.
The applicant will receive a confirmation email once the online application has been received. Applicants are advised to follow up on the full completion and delivery of requested material as AFAC will not contact applicants if any part of their application is incomplete.
The deadline for applications is April 1, 2022 at 5:00 PM (Beirut time – GMT+3).