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British Council West Africa Arts Program ~ Creative Entrepreneurs 2018

British Council West Africa Arts Program
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British Council West Africa Arts Program #UKWestAfricaArts is open for applicants from west Africa…

Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and United Kingdom are to participate in a development program..

The Creative Hubs Program..

Will support hubs to strengthen their sustainability through a program of facilitator…

Led and peer-to-peer learning and networking for hub managers.

British Council West Africa Arts Program

The program will also support participating hubs to develop their business support..

Capacity building and advisory services to artists and creative entrepreneurs.

The expected outcome for the program is a more vibrant network of stronger hubs across West Africa and the UK.


To be eligible to join the program, hubs will have;

Founders or managers that are aged 18 – 35 OR have a demonstrable focus on supporting creative enterprises or artists that are aged 18 – 35.

Been operational for at least 6 months

A physical space that brings artists or creative entrepreneurs together and offers them at least two of training, networking, advisory or business support (like incubation or acceleration).

Be located in one of these cities in West Africa: Abuja, Accra, Calabar, Dakar, Enugu, Freetown, Kano, Kumasi, Lagos Port Harcourt OR any location in the UK.

Be available to attend a workshop in Abuja, Nigeria from 4th to 7th December 2017 (Hub Managers or Founders involved in Day to Day management only)

Application Deadline

30th October 2017

Eligible Countries

Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and United Kingdom

To be Taken at (Country)

Abuja, Nigeria

Type of Grant


Award Providers

British Council

Program Duration

4th – 7th December 2017

Award Benefit(s)

Participation in the workshop is free.

There are bursaries available to support participants from outside Abuja with flights, accommodation and breakfast and lunch each day.

How to Apply

Please fill in the form by 30 October 2017.

Selected Hubs will be notified by 6 November 2017.

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