GUIDELINES

 

Guidelines for Institutions Applying to Art South Asia Project Ltd.

Art South Asia Project awards grants each year, worth up to £10,000. These grants are specifically for institutions working in the field of modern & contemporary South Asian fine and applied arts. Each grant will also include resources and peer-to-peer support to the programs or projects from ASAP. The peer-to-peer support and resources will be assigned from a neighbouring country and/or the global South Asian diaspora.
Definition of Fine Arts: Institutions must be working in the field of visual arts, which includes painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, moving image, performance and installation art.
Definition of Applied Arts: Institutions must be working in the field of craft, design and textiles. Please note that this does not include architecture.

Who Can Apply

 

  • Art Institutions within the countries of Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the UK
  • The Program or Project must cater to catalysing and expanding the field of Modern & Contemporary South Asian fine and applied arts.
  • The Program or Project must cater to art professionals who are working with the following disciplines (please read further descriptions of each division below):
    • Research
    • Publications
    • Archiving
    • Professional Development
  • Programs or Projects can be run by individuals, however they must be associated with an institution
  • Programs or Projects for ASAP’s 2023/2024 cycle must be completed by April 2024
  • At this moment in time, ASAP does not allocate grants for architectural research or individual artist projects, programs or residencies

HOW TO APPLY

 

  • Please find the application form to download.
  • A breakdown of the budget must also be provided with the application form. Please find the template below
    • Each division has its own template. Please make sure to choose the appropriate budget template
  • The deadline for submissions for ASAP’s 2023/2024 cycle is Friday, 17 March 2023

BUDGET FAQ


  • ASAP facilitates mentorship as part of each grant but does not cover any expense incurred. Please ensure the cost of the mentorship is allocated in the budget.
  • The total budget for the program or project could be more than £10,000, however the maximum ASAP can currently provide is £10,000.
  • The Program or Project total budget could be more than £10,000, however the maximum ASAP can give to the Program or Project is £10,000
For further information, please view our 2021/2022 Programs and Projects supported by ASAP, or email us at [email protected]

Application Timeline for 2023 – 2024

  • Submission for applications open on

    Tuesday 3 January 2023
  • Application Deadline

    Friday 17 March 2023
  • Selection of Projects

    Week of 24 April 2023
  • Informing Institutions of their application

    Week of 15 May 2023
  • Dissemination of Projects

    June 2023 - April 2024