The Japan Foundation Asia Center: Seeking Applications for Asia Center Fellowship Program

Deadline: 3 December 2018 The Japan Foundation Asia Center is accepting applications for the first round of its Asia Center Fellowship Program which is designed to encourage joint or cooperative projects that cross national cultural borders among individuals. Fellowships are offered to successful applicants who plan to pursue their research and activities outside their home country (or countries), and who seek to further develop their field(s) of expertise and form networks between … [Read more...]

AHRC: Seeking Applications for ‘Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan’ Program

Deadline: 8 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the program entitled “Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Jordan” which is developed by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the UK (AHRC) with support from the Department of Antiquities of Jordan and in partnership with the Jordanian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. This Newton-Khalidi funding call is for collaborative UK-Jordan research projects exploring the role of cultural heritage in … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Armenia: Seeking Proposals for 2019 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation

Deadline: 26 October 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Armenia has announced a call for proposals for its Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019. AFCP supports preservation projects in the following categories, pending available funding: A CULTURAL SITE OR SITES - conservation of an ancient or historic building, preservation of an archaeological site, or documentation of cultural sites in a region for preservation purposes. AN OBJECT OR COLLECTION OF OBJECTS - conservation … [Read more...]

The Prince Claus Fund Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 1 December 2018 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme and the Whiting Foundation are accepting proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. The second round will continue to facilitate the vital work of restoring physical objects and making the information they carry accessible to a wider … [Read more...]

Robert Lehman Foundation Grant: Providing Art Education to Underserved Communities

Deadline: 1 April 2019 The Robert Lehman Foundation is accepting applications for its grant program to fulfill and further Robert Lehman’s vision and therefore to support the visual arts in any fashion that seems likely to enhance the appreciation, knowledge and enjoyment of this central aspect of our culture. The Foundation supports museum exhibitions, art education programs, scholarly publications and art history lectureships that complement the strengths of the Robert Lehman Collection at … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Asian Cultural Council Grant Program!

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Asian Cultural Council is seeking applications from individual to support international travel and cultural exchange between Asia and the U.S., and among the countries of Asia. The mission of this program is to advance the understanding through cultural exchange, ACC’s first priority in all grant areas is to support activities that involve cultural immersion; meaningful cross-cultural engagement; and relationship building, collaboration, or exchange of best … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Leche Trust Grant Program

Deadline: 14 December 2018 The Leche Trust is seeking applications from registered Charities for its grant program to support performing arts and conservation projects in United Kingdom. Focus Areas Performing Arts The Trustees’ priorities for music, theatre and dance are: excellence in professional performance new work, and development of young, professional artists aged 18 or over. Trustees do not normally fund: visual arts capital developments at arts … [Read more...]

Graham Foundation: Call for Applications for 2019 Carter Manny Award

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Graham Foundation is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Carter Manny Award to support dissertation research and writing by promising scholars whose projects have architecture as their primary concern and have the potential to shape contemporary discourse about architecture and impact the field. Projects may be drawn from the various fields of inquiry supported by the Graham Foundation: architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: European Heritage Awards and Europa Nostra Awards

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Nominations are open for both “European Heritage Award” and “Europa Nostra Awards” to identify and promote best practices in the conservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, to stimulate the trans-frontier exchanges of knowledge and experience throughout Europe, to enhance public awareness and appreciation of Europe's cultural heritage, and to encourage further excellent initiatives through the power of example. Categories ( for both the awards) … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Public Engagement Fund!

Deadline: 11 January 2019 Applications are open for Public Engagement Fund that enable individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Benefits salaries fees for other people who are essential to the proposal, such as consultants and artists the costs of temporary replacement staff to enable a person who already has a salary to allocate time to work on the project the costs of promoting access or increasing diversity and … [Read more...]

Canada Council for the Arts: Seeking Applications for Foreign Artist Tours Component

Deadline: 12 December 2018 Canada Council for the Arts is seeking applications for its “Foreign Artist Tours” component of Arts Across Canada to support Canadian not-for-profit arts organizations to circulate exhibitions or tour artists from around the world and provide new experiences to the Canadian public. Benefits Travel costs within Canada, including: transportation accommodation and per diem additional shipping or baggage costs directly related to applicant … [Read more...]

Canada Council for the Arts: Seeking Applications for Arts Abroad

Deadline: 17 October 2018 Canada Council for the Arts is seeking applications for its “Travel” component of Arts Abroad that funds travel linked to international presentation, exhibition, artistic collaboration, networking and new market opportunities for Canadian artists and arts professionals, artistic groups and arts organizations. Grants provide support to attend significant events outside of Canada and build international presence. Individuals who are Deaf or who have disabilities, … [Read more...]

Acción Cultural España: Accepting Applications for Mobility Grants

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Acción Cultural Española is accepting applications for its Mobility Grants with an aim to boost the capacity of Spain’s culture sector and its creative industries to operate internationally, by promoting the international circulation and mobility of works, productions, artists, creators, agents and culture and creative professionals from Spain at the request of international cultural organisations and institutions. The Programme is designed to encourage foreign … [Read more...]

Frame: Inviting Applicants for ‘Travel Grant for Artists for Exhibiting Abroad’ Program

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Frame is seeking applications for its “Travel Grant for Artists for Exhibiting Abroad” to promote the international career development of Finnish artists or artists based in Finland by promoting their networking and opportunities to exhibit or perform abroad. The purpose of grants awarded by Frame is based on the strategy of the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and Frame’s own strategy. Program Purposes Artists can apply for a travel grant when they … [Read more...]

Culture Resource’s Wasl Program: Supporting Independent Cultural Organizations in the Arab Region

Deadline: 22 October 2018 Culture Resource has launched a program entitled “Wasl” to support independent cultural organizations against the backdrop of political, social, economic and cultural challenges that hamper the ability of organizations, initiatives and individuals engaged in culture and the arts in the Arab region. The new program is inspired by the desire to create new spaces for addressing the commonly shared difficulties that obstruct the development of such organizations, … [Read more...]

AHRC Call for Proposals: Centre for Cultural Value

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) and Arts Council England (ACE) are jointly funding this call to establish a Centre for Cultural Value (CCV). The CCV will facilitate wider and more effective use of the existing evidence base and advance knowledge about the value of arts and culture in the UK and advance approaches to how this value is captured and shared. The Centre will function as a custodian and communicator, broker and … [Read more...]

Canada Council for the Arts: Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund

Deadline: 7 November 2018 Canada Council for the Arts is seeking applications for its "Media Arts Equipment Acquisition Fund" of Strategic Funds to support Canadian professional media arts organizations to develop technical infrastructure that fosters conditions necessary for the vitality and advancement of independent media arts in Canada. Benefits A contribution towards the purchase of media arts equipment for the research, development, creation, presentation, dissemination and … [Read more...]

Canada Council for the Arts: Seeking Applications for Arts Across Canada

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Canada Council for the Arts is seeking applications for its “Travel” component of Arts Across Canada that funds activities linked to Canadian presentation, exhibition, artistic collaboration, networking and building market opportunities for Canadian artists, arts professionals, artistic groups and arts organizations. Grants provide support to participate in significant events, build a national presence and for festivals and presenters to conduct research for Canadian … [Read more...]

Applications Open for “Circulation and Touring” Component!

Deadline: 12 December 2018 Canada Council for the Arts is seeking applications for its “Circulation and Touring” component of Arts Abroad that funds activities linked to artistic exchange and networking for Canadian artists, artistic groups and arts organizations. Grants help build international exposure and increase the visibility of Canadian artists and their works abroad. International presenters, partners or host organizations must pay performance or exhibition fees to the presented … [Read more...]

African World Heritage Fund: Inviting Proposals for Conservation Grants

Deadline: 14 October 2018 The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is currently inviting proposals for its Conservation Grants to provide grants to African State Parties to implement projects and activities which focus on improving the State of Conservation of World Heritage properties. The African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) is an intergovernmental organization created in 2006 to support the effective conservation and protection of cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value in … [Read more...]

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