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Operates in MENA

Al Mawred Al Thaqafy - Culture Resource

  • Services offered
  • Residencies
  • Safe Housing
  • Temporary Relocation
  • Travel Funds
  • Emergency Funds
  • Emergency Support
  • Emergency assistance
Guidelines of assistance

The program provides a temporary residency, emergency funds, and mobility funds. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only artists, writers and cultural managers from Arab countries can apply.


Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy) aims to support artistic creativity in the Arab region and to encourage cultural exchange between intellectuals and artists within this region and abroad. CR mainly provides grants, awards, and training that can be applied for through the website. This nonprofit also holds events for the public to spread awareness of artists in the Arab region.

Last updated Oct 13, 2020
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