Friday, April 24, 2009

European Cultural Foundation Project Grants

Deadline: 31 July 2009 (RECEIVE)

Artistic Project Grants

European Cultural Foundation

The ECF Grants scheme

Artistic Project Grants for cultural organisations and individual artists.

General: Supports outstanding artistic projects which show vision in illuminating the issues of diversity in Europe. Artistic uniqueness and European relevance of projects are vital.

Average grant: €30 000 - €60 000

Who is eligible?
• Artists and organisations working in any artistic discipline, and residing/based in Europe (i.e. European Union and the neighboring regions).
• Individual artists who have a demonstrable track record in their chosen discipline (at least 5 years’ experience).

?? You must submit a curriculum vitae (CV) and two letters of reference.
?? You are more likely to be considered if you are collaborating with a venue/producer/partner.
?? You need to get at least 10% of your total budget through other sources (e.g. in-kind contributions, own financial support or grants/subsidies from other foundations).
?? For the first phase of the application procedure, confirmation of support from co-funders/partners should be submitted; if selected in the second round, we will request official letters of intent from cofunders/

What is eligible?
• Projects of artistic originality and European relevance, which illuminate cultural diversity and processes of change within European society.
• The proposal must be for a new project in the phase of preparation.
• The project must be completed 18 months after the contract has been signed (envisaged November 2009).

More information is available on the website:

Download the guidelines: