Creatives across Northern Ireland, Scotland and France can apply now for grants through the Northern Ireland and Scotland in the Spotlight on Culture UK/France 2024

The programme Spotlight on Culture UK/France 2024 – Together We Imagine, led by the British Council France, will be a celebration of Franco-British artistic co-creation and cultural partnerships, taking place as France is in the international spotlight as host of the Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games, and their Cultural Olympiad.

Marking the 80th anniversary of the British Council in France, Spotlight on Culture UK/France will take place between April and October 2024, providing new opportunities for cultural organisations and artists to collaborate and contribute to the people-to-people links between neighbouring countries.

Delivered by the British Council in partnership with Creative Scotland, the £155k fund is designed to spark new and refresh existing connections between Northern Ireland, Scotland and France, supporting collaborations that build long-term relationships among artists, creative practitioners, and arts and cultural organisations.

Open to organisations working in the field of arts and culture, cultural and creative industries, applications must be a partnership between at least one organisation in Northern Ireland OR Scotland and one in France. A project need NOT include partners from both Northern Ireland and Scotland simultaneously although projects involving both Northern Ireland and Scotland in France will be welcome.

British Council France anticipate awarding a maximum of 3 grants of ÂŁ30k and several smaller grants of between ÂŁ5-10k to project teams in Northern Ireland, Scotland or France to collaborate on creative projects.

Deadline: 8 September 2023

Read and apply here