National Endowment for the Arts: Seeking Applications for Translation Projects

Deadline: 5 December 2017 The National Endowment for the Arts is Seeking Applications for its Translation Projects to support the specific work of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. NEA encourages translations of writers and of work that are not well represented in English translation. All proposed projects must be for creative translations of literary material into English. The work to be translated should be of interest for its literary excellence and value. Funding … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Lithuania: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to provide funding to organizations and, in some cases, individuals that implement projects which support U.S. Embassy priorities. As part of the Annual Program Statement, the Embassy encourages proposals that support the following Embassy goals: Increasing cultural, educational, and economic ties between Americans and Lithuanians; Safeguarding … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Standard Grants Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is inviting non-governmental, civil society organizations (NGOs and CSOs), municipalities, schools and other public institutions for its funding program "Standard Grants". Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects addressing annual strategic goals of the Visegrad Group. In 2017 they include regional competitiveness and connectivity, security and stability and promotion of the V4. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and … [Read more...]

The International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for ‘Small Grants’ Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is seeking applications for its funding program "Small Grants" for people and organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4), Western Balkans countries (WB), countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and worldwide who believe their projects can make a significant contribution to regional cooperation and the advancement of innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects … [Read more...]

Cultural Protection Fund: Small Grants Program to Support Cultural Heritage in Conflict-affected Countries

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Cultural Protection Fund is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to help create sustainable opportunities for social and economic development through building capacity to foster, safeguard and promote cultural heritage in conflict-affected countries. The Fund will support efforts to keep cultural heritage sites and objects safe, as well as supporting the recording, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. It will also provide opportunities … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Ila Dalmia FICA Research Grant 2017

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA) is seeking applications for the Ila Dalmia FICA Research Grant 2017 from individuals who are committed to researching in the field of visual arts with particular focus on Indian modern and contemporary art. This could include important first-hand research and archiving of art and art historical material, or a critical study of Indian art history, art criticism and practice, or an interdisciplinary analysis of the theory … [Read more...]

UNESCO 2017 Global Report Call for Infographics!

Deadline: 29 August 2017 The Secretariat of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005 Convention) is inviting companies, individuals or consortiums to submit a proposal for the production of infographics to be included in the second edition of the UNESCO Global Report on the implementation of the 2005 Convention, to be published in December 2017. As part of a wider exercise to promote transparent and informed/evidence-based policy … [Read more...]

Applications Open for FICA Public Art Grant 2017!

Deadline: 20 September 2017 The Foundation for India Contemporary Art (FICA) is seeking applicants for its "Public Art Grant 2017" in order to support art projects located in the public realm in India. Through the grant, FICA aims to generate interest in public art projects, and initiate an open debate among artists, local communities and the larger public to engage with shared environments in new ways. Funding Information The recipient of the grant will receive a maximum of Rs. 3 … [Read more...]

Naseej Prize: Surrounding Cultural and Religious Diversity in the Middle East

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Are you a journalist specialising in cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East? If so, then apply for Naseej competition! CFI and the SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom are launching a competition for awarding the best article or report on an issue surrounding cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East. Entrants must submit an article, report or opinion piece on an issue relating to cultural and religious diversity (such as the rights … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Agosto Foundation’s Perpedes Grant Program!

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Agosto Foundation is seeking proposals for its Perpedes Grant Program to support the activities of individual artists, as well as for artistic or cultural projects. The Perpedes grant program aims to foster a closer connection between artistic and cultural activities, and the daily lives of various social strata and communities, on both the local and regional scale. The program focuses on strengthening smaller individual and civic initiatives which intersect or … [Read more...]

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: Building Bridges 2017-2018 Grant Program

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is seeking applications for Building Bridges Grant Program that will support planning and implementation of programs or projects that engage U.S.-based Muslim and non-Muslim populations in arts- and culture-based experiences that advance relationships and understanding. Organizations are encouraged to draw upon their core capabilities, audience knowledge and resources in the creation of their proposals. Competitive projects may … [Read more...]

Actors of Urban Change: Urban Development through Cultural Activities & Cross-Border Collaboration in Europe

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Applications are open for "Actors of Urban Change" program with an aim to achieve sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities and by using specific potentials of culture as driver and enabler of positive change. This is carried out by strengthening the competencies for cross-sector collaboration among actors from the cultural, public and private sectors. Through local projects, an international qualification program, Europe-wide … [Read more...]

Lithuanian Foundation Project Grants: Contributing to the Preservation of the Lithuanian Heritage

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Lithuanian Foundation is accepting applications for its Project grants that contribute to the preservation of the Lithuanian heritage. The Foundation concentrates its resources on those projects that demonstrate the potential for far reaching benefits to the Lithuanian community and the community at large. Priorities Areas Education: The Foundation believes that education will ensure the continuity of the richness of our Lithuanian heritage.  Therefore, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Fulbright Scholarships for Australian Citizens!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers Scholarships to Australian citizens across all career stages. Awardees take part in a bi-lateral academic and cultural exchange, pursuing research or study at a U.S. institution, experiencing life in the United States of America, and bringing back their knowledge and experience to share with their communities in Australia. The Fulbright program is unique in its exchange nature and ambassadorial emphasis – Fulbrighters … [Read more...]

Australia Council for the Arts: Inviting Applicants for Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups

Deadline: 3 October 2017 The Australia Council for the Art is seeking applications for its "Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups" that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Funding Information Grants are available from $10,000 to $50,000. Activities Fund a range of activities, for example: the creation of new work practice based research creative development experimentation collaborations touring … [Read more...]

ARTIVISTI: A Programme to Inspire and Support the Development of Young Artists!

Deadline: 28 September 2017 Arts Council Malta and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with 89.7 Bay have launched a new programme to inspire and support the development of young artists. The programme, called ARTIVISTI, is a new programme that will identify some of the best young talent across the arts and provide them with the necessary training, mentoring and networking to develop further their creative potential. The programme is designed to provide emerging creatives in the community with an … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund

Deadline: 27 August 2017 Applications are open for Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund to provide financial assistance to an individual to attend global biocultural events/exchanges or meetings of international significance which impacts the applicant’s home territory or region (individuals or organizations must apply for funding for a specific meeting or event). The focus of the fund examines biocultural issues—the rich but neglected adaptive interweave of people and place, culture and … [Read more...]

British Council Ghana Call for Proposals: Ghana @60 Pop-Up Creative Hub

Deadline: 14 August 2017 British Council Ghana has launched a call for proposals for curation of their 6-day pop-up creative hub in Accra. In line with the objectives, from August 2017 until March 2018 the British Council will deliver a series of multidisciplinary arts and creative economy activities to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of Ghana’s independence. Majority of the activity will take place during a six-day pop-up creative hub that will see us turning the British Council Ghana … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MCCY’s Our Singapore Fund!

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Applications are open for MCCY’s Our Singapore Fund that supports the ideas that applicant is passionate about to bring their community together and promote their Singapore Spirit and shared values. This fund is managed in collaboration with the National Arts Council, National Heritage Board and National Youth Council. Funding Information Each successful application can receive: Up to 80% of qualifying project expenditure capped at $20k (whichever is lower) for … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia: U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program to Strengthen Democratic Institutions

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in Skopje, Macedonia is soliciting proposals for a cooperative agreement from non-governmental organizations and other legally-recognized non-profit institutions that meet U.S. and, for organizations based in Macedonia, technical and legal requirements in Macedonia to develop and implement educational and cultural programs. This program will connect U.S. experts (U.S. citizens only) with audiences and institutions in the … [Read more...]

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