Call for Participants - Online Course: Proposal Writing for the Cultural And Creative Industries

CDB's Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund (CIIF) presents Proposal Writing for the Cultural and Creative Industries, an online course which is the first of a suite of free knowledge products geared toward supporting the capacity development of CI stakeholders.

The workshop is designed to support independent learning for a range of stakeholders through a four-part workshop series, facilitated by Dr. Keith Nurse. Topics to be covered across the four modules include:

  • Developing a Winning Proposal
  • Leveraging Opportunities in the Creative Ecology
  • Innovation, Collaboration and Partnerships
  • Building Sustainable Business Models


Applicants must be citizens or residents of one of CDB’s 19 Borrowing Member Countries and must be 18 years or older and have access to a stable internet connection and device for the duration of the training (1 month).

Participation is free but potential applicants are invited to read the full call document and register by 11:59pm AST on May 4, 2021 using the online application form.

Selection of participants will be completed by May 9, 2021 and successful applicants will be invited to join the e-learning platform and begin accessing course content from May 10, 2021. *Participants will be expected to complete all four modules by June 8, 2021 after which course access expires.