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Goa Open Arts Organization

Catalyst Grant

Deadline: 01/08/2023

This year’s edition of the Catalyst Grant is focussed on installation. Applicants are invited to submit proposals to create projects that are free-standing and suitable for outdoor display. Applicants may propose to use a range of mediums and forms including but not limited to wood, metal, natural materials, found objects, light-based media etc., but should consider durability as an essential part of the work. Public facing and interactive works are encouraged, and applicants are welcome to consider activating their installations through audience participation, performance or other.


Application Deadline: 1st August 2023
Grant Announcement: 15th August 2023
Grant Period: 15th August 2023 – 30th January 2024
Exhibition: February – March 2024

This opportunity is only for Goa-based creators. Individuals, groups or collectives may apply. In the case of a collective or group proposal, the primary applicant must be based in Goa.
The budget for the Catalyst and Engage projects are INR 1,00,000/- each.

To apply, please submit a CV, Portfolio / Links to past work, and a Project Proposal which includes a budget by 1st August, 2023. Applicants must apply online at

Visit our website for more FAQ or to find more information about the grant’s past projects.