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Cultural Exchange Fund (Award)
Last Update 8/11/2017 7:59:00 PM

Address 1211 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 200
Washington,DC 20036
Phone Number (202)833-2787
Fax Number (202)833-1543
TTY Number
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.apap365.org/
Executive Director Mario Garcia Durham
Founding Year 0
Incorporating Year 1970
Mission Statement The Association of Performing Arts Presenters is the national service, advocacy and professional organization for presenters of the performing arts. In addition to presenting the annual APAP|NYC forum and marketplace for the performing arts, APAP serves as an information and networking resource for performing arts presenters.

Program Name Cultural Exchange Fund
Program Contact Hannah Sturm, Programs Associate
Program Phone
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 2005
Description of Program The Cultural Exchange Fund (CEF) is a travel subsidy program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to assist U.S. based presenters in building partnerships and collaborations with international touring artists, companies and their collaborators and in seeing the work of artists from around the world in its cultural context. In promoting cross-cultural arts programming, Arts Presenters strongly encourages travel to the following locations, including but not limited to: the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Arts Presenters will award travel subsidies to individual presenters, presenting organizations and to groups of presenters traveling to see the work of artists, companies and/or to develop and advance projects with international artists and their collaborators. All applicants must be active members of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.
Conditions/Public Service Requirements
Award Website http://www.apap365.org/KNOWLEDGE/GrantPrograms/Pages/cef.aspx

Where does the program take place?
Does this program primarily support the creation of new work? No
Support or Services Provided as part of the Program
  • Travel
  • Food
Description of Support or Services The maximum amount awarded per individual organization or artist, inclusive of travel costs and per diem, is $2,000.
Amount Awarded by this Program (if an award) 2000.00

Related Arts
Arts-Related ProfessionsManagers/Producers/Presenters
Residency Programs Open to Applicants Living in Any US State, Territory, or Indian Nation
Gender No Requirement
Can Previous Awardees Re-apply?
  • No Requirement
Career Point
  • No Requirement
Special Population
  • No Requirement
Other Restrictions See funding eligibility and criteria for details:

Total Number of Applicants (annually) 0
Total Number of Recipients (annually) 0
Total Number of Awards (annually) 0
Total Amount Awarded by this Program (annually) $0

Procedure Open Application
Contact Requirements Guidelines and application available online. APAP membership required.
Material/Process Submit application online.
Application Fee $0

Exact Deadline
Approximate Deadline
Rolling Deadline Yes
Ideal Contact Month for New Application and Guidelines

Selection Process/Criteria
Notification Process

Are awardees required to submit a Final Report? False
Awardee's Public Service Requirement?