Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
Established in 2017, the grant is a collaborative of grant making organisations (currently is co-produced by the British Council’s East Africa Arts programme, Culture and Development East Africa The grant supports travel within the East African region for artistic connections and shared learning through residences, showcases, festival and academic research projects The grant awards up to the value of £1,000 per person and up to £5000 per collective/group/organization (paid in local currency)
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
From July 2019 to November 2019, the grant has supported five collectives (with 40 members) and 7 individual creatives to make a total of 47 beneficiary from Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan. This supports creatives of the age between 18 to 35 years.