Caribbean Mobility Fund

French Institute

Relevent Country: Panama

The French Institute is seeking applications for the Caribbean Mobility Fund to support mobility within the Caribbean region and towards the states of Florida and Louisiana as well as Canada.

The Fonds de Mobilité Caraïbes (Caribbean mobility fund) is part of the Africa and Caribbean cultural cooperation mission of the Institut français in partnership with Directorates of Cultural Affairs of Guadeloupe, Guyane and Martinique.


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
  • crossed residencies


It includes the following disciplines:

  • Architecture
  • artistic training
  • arts
  • cinema
  • circus
  • comic books
  • dance
  • debates
  • design
  • digital arts
  • fashion
  • intangible cultural heritage
  • landscaping
  • literature
  • multidisciplinary projects
  • museum & patrimony, music
  • photography
  • puppet arts
  • street arts
  • visual arts
  • theatre
  • training for culture related professions
  • urban planning
  • video games


  • Beneficiaries will have  their plane ticket covered up to €1,500 and repatriation insurance.

Eligibility Criteria

The Caribbean Mobility Fund is open to culture professionals or artists living:

  • in the Caribbean (Antigua & Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; El Salvador; Grenada; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Saint Kitts & Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Suriname; Trinidad & Tobago; Venezuela)
  • in a French Department of America (Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana)