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Open Call for Grant for the Sustainability of Independent Art Initiatives 2018-2019

Grant for the Sustainability of Independent Art Initiatives 2018–2019

Independent initiatives are critical actors, providing qualified and publicly accessible programs, fostering the careers of curators and emerging artists and contributing to art production development. SAHA is offering Grant for the Sustainability of the Independent Art Initiatives for the fifth time this year.

SAHA has provided support the following initiatives: 5533, Pasaj and Torun in 2014-2015;  Apartman Projesi (Berlin), BAS, m-est, Torun and Videoist in 2015-2016; Corridor Project Space, MARS, Orta Format, Space Debris and TOZ Artist Run Space in 2016-2017; Loading, MARS, OJ, Orta Format and Tasarım Bakkalı in 2017-2018.

Application Documents:
- Letter of intent (600 word max.), 
- The foreseen annual activity report and calender for December 2018—December 2019,
- A forecast of the annual budget, and a list of sponsors/supporters of the organization (if any),
- Short summary/pitch abstract on the mission and vision of the independent art initiative (600 word max.),
- Short summary/pitch abstract on the recent activities of the independent art initiative (2017—2018),
- 2 images of the venue and 6 images related to the activities of the initiative,
- Biography of founder/s and the team of the independent art initiative,
- Contact information; telephone, address, email, website and/or blog.

Application criteria:

- The initiative must be a non-profit, non-commercial and independent organization,
- The initiative must have a permanent space of media,
- The initiative must run regular public and free programmes.

Deadline for Applications: 2 November 2018 Friday, 17.00
Announcement of the results: 3 December 2018 Please send your application via e-mail to applications@saha.org.tr and attach all related documents in PDF format as a file (documents should not exceed 7 MB in total).