U.S. Mission to Pakistan: Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Cultural Affairs Office in the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Islamabad of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a call for proposals through the Public Diplomacy Grants program. This funding opportunity is part of Mission Pakistan’s support for public diplomacy programming in Pakistan. Proposals should demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of public diplomacy, and address CAO Islamabad’s stated goals, objectives, target audiences, … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Research and Development Program for United States

Deadline: 8 June 2017 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently seeking applications from eligible entities for its Research and Development program with an aim to support projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. These challenges include the need to find better ways to preserve materials of critical importance to the nation’s cultural heritage from fragile artifacts and manuscripts to analog recordings … [Read more...]

The Soze Agency: Applications Open for Right of Return USA Fellowship

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Soze Agency is currently accepting applications for Right of Return USA Fellowship to support justice through the Arts, funded by Open Philanthropy. This fellowship program will invest in formerly incarcerated artists to create original works that can further criminal justice reform in partnership with advocates and organizers. The Right of Return project encourages formerly incarcerated artists of all disciplines who seek to challenge mass incarceration through … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Seeking Applications for Common Heritage Program

Deadline: 1 June 2017 The National Endowment for the Humanities is seeking applications for its program entitled "Common Heritage" with an aim to capture this vitally important part of their country’s heritage and preserve it for future generations. Common Heritage will support both the digitization of cultural heritage materials and the organization of outreach through community events that explore and interpret these materials as a window on the community’s history and culture. The Common … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in New Delhi: Seeking Proposals for “All India Access Camp”

Deadline: 23 May 2017 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi is seeking proposals from legally-recognized non-profit, non-governmental organizations for a project entitled “All-India Access Camp” with an aim to bring together approximately fifty talented Access students from different Access programs across India. Objectives Provide instruction in digital content creation to equip the participants with knowledge and skills that can be used to strengthen their … [Read more...]

Roberto Cimetta Fund: Seeking Applications for General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-MENA Region

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The Roberto Cimetta Fund has launched a General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-MENA region. Artists and cultural operators living and working in the Euro-MENA region can apply. Priority is given to mobility from the South and East of this region. Eligibility Criteria The aim of applicant’s trip must directly or indirectly show potential for a constructive and long term impact on the arts sector in their own country. This means that … [Read more...]

UNESCO GEM Report Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 Applications are currently open for UNESCO's 2017 GEM Report Youth Photo contest: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative aspirations of the new Sustainable … [Read more...]

UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity: Seeking Applications from NGOs in Developing Countries

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking applications for the 8th edition of its International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The IFCD is providing more than 6 million USD in funding for 90 projects in 51 developing countries, covering a wide range of areas. Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs are all eligible to … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations’ Exhibition & Grant: Moving Walls 24

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The Open Society Documentary Photography Project is soliciting submissions for a new joint exhibition and grant opportunity "Moving Walls 24" that engages with ideas of resistance and embraces the role and agency of artists themselves in shaping our societies. Selected projects will be exhibited in the next installment of an ongoing Moving Walls exhibition series, opening in October 2017 at the Open Society Foundations–New York. Proposals are invited on work that … [Read more...]

Heritage Lottery Fund: Seeking Applications for Heritage Grants Program

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Heritage Lottery Fund is seeking applications for its Heritage Grants program that is open for any type of project related to the national, regional or local heritage in the UK. Funding Information Applicants can apply for a grant of more than £100,000. The application process is in two rounds. Priorities The program fund projects that make a lasting difference for heritage, people and communities in the UK. The focus of the project will be on the … [Read more...]

IFRA-Nairobi: Call for Applications for Fieldwork Grants 2017

Deadline: 4 April 2017 IFRA-Nairobi is currently inviting masters and doctoral students for its Fieldwork Grants 2017 to conduct their research in 2017 in one of the five East African countries covered by the Institute: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. The French Institute for Research in Africa exists to promote research in all the disciplines in the humanities and social sciences within East Africa. It has a strong tradition of research in geography, political science, … [Read more...]

Frame: Project Grant for Organisations to Participate in Art Fairs Abroad

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Project Grant for Organisations to Participate in Art Fairs Abroad to strengthen the international position of Finnish contemporary art by supporting the opportunities of galleries to participate in major international art fairs. 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. Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary art. Frame supports … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Cultural Heritage for Social and Economic Development Program in Egypt

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Cultural Heritage for Social and Economic Development” program with an aim to enhance the protection and promotion of the Egyptian tangible cultural heritage for it to become a real driver of local socio-economic development. Objectives Foster local development through tourism and cultural heritage, and support socio-economic development by capitalising on the country's rich … [Read more...]

Embassy of Switzerland: Seeking Applications for Cultural Small Actions Grants

Deadline: 30 April 2017 The Embassy of Switzerland has announced a Call for proposals for Culture Small Actions to be supported through the Small Actions grants of the Swiss Cooperation Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Through these grants, the Swiss Cooperation Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina aims to support creative, change-oriented, and socially relevant actions, which can be completed, ideally, within one year or at the latest by January 31st, 2019. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2017 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Entries are open for 2017 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The Awards recognize the efforts of private individuals and organizations that have successfully restored or conserved structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region. The Awards emphasize the importance of the conservation process, including the technical achievements and quality of the restoration, as well as its social impact, including community involvement in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Frame’s Project Grant for an International Art Publication!

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Frame is seeking applications for its Project Grant for an International Art Publication to promote the international career development of Finnish artists. 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. Frame is an advocate for Finnish contemporary art. Frame supports international initiatives, facilitate professional partnerships, and promote the visibility of Finnish art … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Euro-Palestinian Cultural Activities 2017

Deadline: 13 June 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Euro-Palestinian cultural activities 2017” to contribute to a more positive understanding of the EU through the support to the Palestinian cultural sector. The objective of this call for proposals is to enhance the visibility of the EU in Palestine through the support to joint Euro-Palestinian cultural events all around the country (including in … [Read more...]

Government of Switzerland: Lao Culture Challenge Fund (LCCF)

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Government of Switzerland in partnership with Sisanchai Sole Co., Ltd., has launched a call for the Lao Culture Challenge Fund (LCCF) cycle 3. The LCCF will provide funding opportunities and training for organizations, business or civil society to promote cultural expressions in the Lao PDR under the theme, from Lao, for Lao. The Lao Culture Challenge Fund is a re-occurring fund that is open to organizations, businesses or groups related to the creation, production … [Read more...]

Heritage Council: Community Heritage Grant 2017 for Heritage Projects in Ireland

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The Heritage Council is seeking applications for its Community Heritage Grant 2017 to support a wide range of heritage projects throughout the country. Aims The scheme aims to: promote appreciation and enjoyment of heritage, to make a lasting difference to heritage, people and communities. reach out to new audiences and make heritage accessible to people with special needs, young adults and minorities, for example. Funding Information The Heritage … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for AARP Purpose Prize: Honoring Individuals across the U.S.

Deadline: 19 May 2017 AARP Purpose Prize is currently open for nominations to honor extraordinary individuals who use their life experience to make a better future for all. Every year the AARP Purpose Prize™ award honors 5 exceptional individuals who have tapped their wealth of experience to foster enduring and innovative positive social impacts. Included within the AARP Purpose Prize is the Andrus Prize for Intergenerational Excellence. This award celebrates the legacy of AARP’s founder, Dr. … [Read more...]

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