IOF supports Wales based professional arts practitioners and organisations to undertake international visits aimed at the development of international work and the presentation and delivery of artistic work outside the UK. The fund operates on a rolling programme.
Scroll the Funding Timeline below to view a step by step summary of the process, read the guidelines and contact us before starting an online application for the International Opportunities Fund.
International Opportunities Fund Guidelines
Check your project meets our eligibility criteria first.
NOTE: process from application to grant takes four weeks, but we’d recommend giving it six weeks to be on the safe side!
If you think your project is eligible, contact us either on email or by phone to discuss the details of your application.
Write a draft of your application, including a budget, and email it to us for feedback. If there is missing information or aspects are unclear, we will give you pointers before you submit your application.
You’ll need to include a:
Double check our guidelines in step one if you need help.
Once you’re happy you’ve included all relevant information SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION!
You’ll get a decision within four weeks of the submission date.
You’ll receive a letter (in an email) with information about our decision:
We ask all grant recipients to ensure they use our logos on any promotional material http://www.wai.org.uk/funding/our-logos
We are also active on Twitter and Facebook so please tell us how your project is developing and keep us in the loop @WAICymruWales www.facebook.com/WalesArtsInternational. We’ll help publicise if we can.
Once your project has ended, we ask for a final report within 30 days. This will need to include your final income and expenditure figures, and we’d love to see your photos and videos too (you can Tweet them throughout the project). We’ll use information (including photos) on our website unless you request otherwise.