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Caribbean Mobility Fund

French professionals / Foreign professionals
The Caribbean Mobility Fund is a programme of the Ministry of Culture (General Secretariat, Cultural Affairs Departments of Guadeloupe and Martinique and the Department of Culture, Youth and Sports of French Guiana), operated by the Institut français.

This programme supports the mobility of artists and cultural professionals within the Caribbean zone and towards the United States, Canada and Brazil.

Due to the exceptional number of applications received since the opening of the call for entries, the partners of the Caribbean Mobility Fund 2024 (French Ministry of Culture —General Secretary, Directions of Cultural Affairs of Guadeloupe and Martinique and Direction of Culture, Youth and Sports from Guyane— and the Institut français) have decided to close the fund temporarily.

This programme is aimed at artists and cultural professionals, as well as cultural organisations and companies based in :

  • one of the countries of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS): Antigua & Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominica; El Salvador; Grenada; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Dominican Republic; Saint Kitts & Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & The Grenadines; Suriname; Trinidad & Tobago; Venezuela,
  • one of the French Departments of America (DFA): Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana.


Mobility projects must have a link with Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guiana.

There can be no incoming mobility from the United States, Canada or Brazil to the Caribbean zone (AEC and DFA, countries listed below).

It includes the following disciplines

  • Architecture, landscape and urban planning
  • Street arts
  • Visual arts
  • Comic strips
  • Circus
  • Storytelling
  • Dance
  • Debate
  • Design
  • Documentary
  • Arts courses
  • Training for cultural professions
  • Video games
  • Books
  • Puppets
  • Art professions
  • Fashion
  • Museum & Heritage
  • Classical and contemporary music
  • Contemporary music and jazz
  • Digital
  • Intangible cultural heritage
  • Photography
  • Multidisciplinary projects
  • Sport and Culture
  • Theatre

Priority will be given to mobility for

  • participation in leading events
  • trainings
  • markets development
  • professionals' participations in transnational networks
  • research works and artistic collaborations
  • invitations to debates, conferences or seminars
  • creative residencies


This programme is not intended to support the dissemination of projects or shows.