EUROPEAN CULTURAL FOUNDATION
Collaboration Grants support independent cultural organisations working together across borders and disciplines.
Minimum Grant: €15,000
Maximum Grant: €30,000
Lead applicant/cultural organisation must be based in one of the following European countries: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (FYROM), Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
Partnering applicants can be based in one of the above-mentioned European countries and/or in one of the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria and Tunisia. (We encourage cooperation with this region, as long as the content of the project clearly relates to European cross-border cooperation.)
Focus of the project
- Activities that focus only on the academic sector or represent traditional approaches to research and education (e.g. school/university exchanges, scholarships, research or education programmes firmly located within a traditional institution).
- Institutional approaches to arts education or art therapy.
- Folkloric events and projects that focus on presenting or conserving ethnic, national or European heritage.
- Initiatives based solely on tourism.
- Artists’ exchange without a clear objective or plan for the end result of the exchange.
- Touring, exhibiting or showcasing existing works, such as (recurrent editions of) festivals, biennales and exhibitions, unless approached in an innovative way.
- Projects limited to the presentation of one time only/single occurrence events, performances or art works.
- Awards and competitions
- Summer camps, summer schools and student exchanges.
- Independent literary works, translations or running costs of an ongoing series of publications or cultural reviews; (however, publications documenting your collaborative project may be included in your application).
Deadline: 2 May 2012