Proposals are invited from practitioners, for projects that could
The programme is open to multiple readings of the 'critical' and encourages practitioners to articulate this in their own context.
Proposals will be accepted under the following grant categories:
Grants may be available for dissemination of work that has been created with IFA support. These dissemination projects can be developed through interactions with the programme officer. Grant amount will be decided on a case to case basis.
Who can apply?
The programme invites proposals both from practitioners working within, as well as, across disciplines:
How can you apply?
Proposals can be sent at any time of the year. You are welcome to discuss your ideas and develop your proposal through an interaction with the programme officer.
To apply, please send us a short note describing
Draft proposals in audio/video format are welcome too. Applicants can also visit the IFA office to share their project ideas with the team. For this, please arrange a meeting with the programme officer in advance.
This programme does not follow an annual schedule, and welcomes applications through the year.
With a view to contribute to discourse in language contexts, IFA specifically encourages proposals in Indian languages other than English.
If your proposal falls within the ambit of the programme, the process of developing and evaluating proposals might take up to three months. Please bear this in mind when you apply to us. You can expect to hear from us within two weeks of receipt of your draft proposal.
You are eligible to apply if you are an Indian national, a registered non-profit Indian organisation, or have been residing in India for the last five years. Your collaborators, if any, should also fall into one of the previously mentioned categories.
(For more on the eligibility criteria please click here.)
You can also write to:
Senior Programme Officer, Arts Practice
India Foundation for the Arts,
'Apurva' Ground Floor, No 259, 4th Cross,
Raj Mahal Vilas 2nd Stage, 2nd Block,
Phone: 080-2341 4681 / 82