Mobility Funding Programme 2019

Malaysian performing artists, visual artists and independent musicians are encouraged to apply to the Mobility Funding Programme that aims to support small to mid-scale touring work focusing on participation at platforms that improves access to high-quality Malaysian art in Malaysia or abroad.

Providing funding assistance to Malaysian artists and cultural workers is part of CENDANA’s ‘Empowering the Communities’ strategic pillar.

The Mobility Funding Programme supports return air transfers and covers cargo freight of touring equipment (up to total of RM25,000*) per application per calendar year to successful applicants who are actively engaged in the Malaysian arts and culture sector with a minimum of 3 years track record.

The Programme seeks to extend the reach of high-quality work by broadening the range of venues presenting it, development of formal or informal touring networks, as well as forging stronger relationships between artists, audiences, producers, venues and promoters.

The Mobility Funding Programme aims to enable a wide range of arts practitioners and organisations and looks to fund artist or cultural workers to attend or participate in platforms, projects or activities such as:

  • Biennales/ Exhibitions
  • Festivals/ Showcase/ Touring
  • Residencies
  • Trade Fairs
  • Workshops/ Conference/ Forum

Should you be interested to attend a local professional development programme, then you are encourage to apply through CENDANA’s Capacity Building Programme

The list above is not exhaustive; please contact the relevant CENDANA officers to find out if your mobility can be supported under this scheme.

The funding support is conducted through a highly competitive evaluation process by the Industry Advisory Panel and the Management against stipulated criteria and strength of relevant supporting materials.
Open for Application
Application Due Date
Applicants Notified By
Projects to Start
Funding Cycle 16th May 20193rd July 2019September 2019October 2019 onwards
Funding Cycle 22nd September 201915th October 2019December 2019January 2020 onwards
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