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  1. The grant award is open to all artists of all ages; minors may be required to be accompanied & guided by an adult.  Female artists and differently abled persons are especially encouraged to apply.

  2. Individual artists who are established and have demonstrated ability to influence communities through their art. They will most likely have a track record and be able to demonstrate ability to manage funds/resources responsibly.

  3. Artists that have the potential to do more with their art; they may have some ideas and/or even made an initial investment in their art project but are unable to proceed because of limited resources. The Kuonyesha Art Fund will serve as a ‘push fund’ for such artists.

  4. New and/or emerging artists who may not have much exposure or are trying new ideas. They require investment to enable them further to explore and show case their work.

  5. Artists that require support to enhance the quality of their work for instance through training, provision of equipment, as well as exposure.

  6. Only artists who are citizens or have been granted permanent residence of Uganda may apply; attach their national ID/ other identity form/residence document copy etc as evidence.

  7. All grant award winners are required to take up the grant awards as per the dates mentioned in the entry details or applications.

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