In the framework of its ACF ACADEMY Program, the African Culture Fund (ACF) in partnership with the Kôrè Institute (IKAM) and with the support of the Swiss Cooperation in Mali, invites private cultural actors and operators from West Africa to apply for the recruitment of the first cohort of the BOOT CAMP No.1 | CULTURAL MANAGEMENT targeting cultural professionals from West Africa.

ACF ACADEMY is a program of incubation and coaching of young visual artists and cultural managers, around five (05) poles of artistic and cultural excellence in all African regions: Northern Africa (Tunisia); Central Africa (Kinshasa); Western Africa (Mali); Southern Africa (Johannesburg); Eastern Africa (Seychelles and Kenya)

The call for applications for BOOT CAMP No.1 | CULTURAL MANAGEMENT aims to contribute to the capacity building in cultural management for sixteen (16) young West African cultural managers (8 women and 8 men) through the organization of a BOOT CAMP (training camp) in collaboration with the Kôrè Institute (IKAM) in Ségou over a period of two (2) weeks.

ACF ACADEMY programs will be certified by the Kôrè Institute (IKAM) of Mali.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Professional Aptitude called Kôrè-Quality at the end of the ACF ACADEMY training programs, which equips them with the requisite skills to professionalize their trade in the fields of Visual Arts and Cultural Management. The Kôrè-Quality Certificate is recognized by the IKAM network and their partners from all African regions.

For more information on the call, please consult the terms of reference of the call here :