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Artists' International Development Fund: Round 18 now open

Artists' International Development Fund: Round 18 now open © PHOTO BY MARIANO SALAZAR / NELLY ROSE, AIDF RECIPIENT (ROUND 16)

© PHOTO BY MARIANO SALAZAR / NELLY ROSE, AIDF RECIPIENT (ROUND 16)

19 February 2018

Round 18 of the Artists' International Development Fund (AIDF) is now open for applications

AIDF exists to facilitate international collaboration among artists and creative practitioners between the UK and other countries and is funded jointly by Arts Council England and the British Council.

Intended as a launchpad for the development of markets and audiences overseas, the fund advocates freelance and self-employed artists to broaden their horizons through work, travel and exploration by collaborating on a professional project, while also giving audiences the chance to enjoy talent from around the world.

Applicants should be based in England, in the early stages of career development and able to demonstrate interest generated within a host country (see guidelines). Creatives across all disciplines are encouraged to apply: creative producers, curators, editors and artists, as well as architects, fashion designers and designers.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is 12pm, Thursday 08 March 2018.

New applicant profiles must be submitted for validation on ACE's online application system and the deadline for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 21 February 2018.

Outcomes for this current round will be announced on Wednesday 25 April 2018  (project activity cannot commence prior to this date)

The Artists' International Development Fund has three rounds of funding each year. For announcements of future funding rounds, follow our blog and Twitter.

Please visit the Arts Council website for further information and to apply here.