Call for Submissions: Cultural Exchange International Fellowship Grant Program

The City of LA Dept. of Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce the continuation of its Cultural Exchange International (CEI) Fellowship Grant Program

CEI is an opportunity to propose an international residency program to take place between July 2013 and June 30, 2014. CEI fellowship grants can be sought by LA-based creative professionals (artists – e.g. dancers, designers, musicians, architects, filmmakers, visual artists, etc.; arts administrators; arts/cultural educators and scholars; curators; presenters; creative entrepreneurs; cultural innovators; and cultural experts) traveling abroad for residencies of two weeks to three months; or creative professionals coming to Los Angeles from abroad for intensive residencies of two weeks to three months hosted by one or more collaborating Los Angeles businesses. The program has been designed to support individual professionals or small groups (limit three to four people), and is not intended to support touring shows or exhibitions. 

Application instructions and forms are available on the DCA website:
Information about CEI is currently available on the City's Business Assistance Virtual Network (BAVN) at:
You will need to register for an account on the website to download the guidelines.

Proposals are due on Friday, December 14, 2012.

Questions about CEI applications may be sent to