Funding Call to support Cultural and Artistic Initiatives Tackling Environmental Issues Worldwide

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The Prince Claus Fund and the Goethe-Institut are issuing a new Call for Proposals to support cultural and artistic initiatives tackling pressing environmental issues around the world. This call for proposals is aimed at Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe. It seeks to support initiatives that enable local communities as well as global institutions to engage with the threatening changes of nature and our environment through contemporary … [Read more...]

BCBN Grant Initiative to Empower Charities and Local Community Projects in UK

Deadline: 6 September 2019 Better Community Business Network (BCBN) is seeking applications for its Grant Initiative with an aim to provide small third-sector grant awards to empower charities and local community projects. This initiative will distribute a one-off grant award of up to £3,000 per charity or to small but credible community projects, which are able to demonstrate their positive impact on the communities they aim to serve. They have in place strict vetting procedures and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Austria seeking Applications for Austrian-American Partnership Fund

Deadline: 15 August 2019 U.S. Embassy in Austria is seeking applications for its Austrian-American Partnership Fund to support collaboration and cultural exchange between Austrian and U.S. non-governmental organizations, universities, professional associations, arts and cultural organizations. The goals of the program are to expand the range of educational, cultural and professional cooperation between Austrians and Americans. Program Areas Entrepreneurship: Fostering connections … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Philippines seeking Proposals to Commemorate the Shared History, Courage, And Friendship of Americans and Filipinos during WWII

Deadline: 6 July 2019 The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines has announced an open competition for individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions interested in submitting proposals to organize a series of activities and programs to commemorate the shared history, heroism, courage, and friendship of Americans and Filipinos during World War II. Proposals should highlight significant WWII events, 'untold stories,’ and any elements of U.S.-Philippine … [Read more...]

Heritage Research Grant (HRG) Program in Singapore

Deadline: 24 June 2019 National Heritage Board is inviting applicants for its Heritage Research Grant (HRG) Program with an aim to encourage institutes of higher learning (IHLs), think tanks, heritage NGOs, academics and researchers to embark on heritage-related research projects for the documentation and preservation of Singapore’s heritage. Topics Singapore History This topic invites proposals for research on Singapore History. Interested researchers should propose specific case … [Read more...]

UNESCO/Islamabad seeking Proposals to Engage an Organization for General Awareness Raising on Respect for Cultural Heritage and Diversity

Deadline: 31 May 2019 UNESCO Islamabad is seeking proposals for the services of organizations for general awareness raising on respect for cultural heritage and diversity. The project is aimed at supporting the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to safeguard the country’s cultural heritage by mobilizing school going youth and the local community through educational interventions and awareness raising campaigns. Tasks The selected media organization will be responsible for undertaking … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 21 June 2019 The Prince Claus Fund and the Gerda Henkel Foundation has announced an Open Call for proposals specifically aimed at Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat. They invite cultural practitioners, institutions and local NGOs to present their ideas for measures to protect tangible cultural heritage against acute danger and irreversible loss. They welcome applications from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The Prince Claus Fund, through its … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Visual Arts Bursary Award in the Ireland

Deadline: 13 June 2019 Arts Council is seeking nominations for Visual Arts Bursary Award to support individual professional artists and curators to develop their practice. It provides artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art. Prizes The maximum amount that may be awarded to each successful application is €15,000. The bursary is available for up to one year; multi-annual awards will not be made. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Curator’s Exchange Program

Deadline: 11 July 2019 Applications are now open to institutional and freelance curators, art educators and art critics from all over Egypt and the Arab region who are interested in immersing themselves in the Swiss art scene, doing some deeper research about art in the heart of Europe and establishing a show with local artists in collaboration with the team of “Ausstellungsraum Klingental” and “Atelier Mondial”. The main goal of the curator’s exchange program is to know more about the … [Read more...]

Fluxus Art Projects for France & UK based Non-profit Organisations

Deadline: 29 May 2019 British Council has announced for its Fluxus Arts Project : A Franco-British fund for Contemporary Arts to support emerging visual artists and curators at a key moment in their international career, funding artist exhibitions and curatorial visits on both sides of the Channel. The scheme is managed in a three-way partnership between the British Council France, the Institut français and the French Ministry of Culture. Fluxus also has a growing programme for patrons, … [Read more...]

Submit Your Applications for JFBKK Small Grant Program

Deadline: 10 August 2019 The Japan Foundation, Bangkok is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program to the projects dedicated to: Category A: Projects concerning Japan (Arts and Culture/Japanese Studies): International cultural exchange to promote deeper understanding of Japan including projects to enhance Japanese studies in Thailand. Category B: Promotion of Cultural Collaboration: Projects implemented by specialists/specialized organizations in the field of arts and culture, … [Read more...]

Apply for Mobility First! – ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2019

Deadline: 15 June 2019 Applications are open for the Mobility First! - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative which is the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)’s travel grant for artists and cultural professionals. Eligible Activities Through this initiative, ASEF supports the mobility of artists and cultural professionals for participation in the following 7 types of activities: Workshops or trainings Conferences or forums Festivals, biennales, or international exhibitions Artists’ … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Traditional Arts Bursary Award for Ireland

Deadline: 13 June 2019 The Art and Council is seeking nominations for its Traditional Arts Bursary Award to support professional artists to develop their art practice. It provides artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art. Objectives The objective of the Traditional Arts Bursary Award is to support individual professional artists in the field of traditional arts to develop their art practice. The award emphasises the value … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund Inviting NGOs, CSOs and Other Public Institutions for 2019 Visegrad Grant Program

Deadline: 1 June 2019 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grant to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Focus Areas Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural … [Read more...]

International 2019 Visegrad+ Grants for Contributing to the Democratization and Transformation Processes

Deadline: 1 June 2019 International Visegrad fund is seeking applications for its Visegrad+ Grants program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Focus Area Culture and Common Identity Increased awareness of cultural diversity and cross-border intercultural dialogue Increased awareness of common … [Read more...]

Arts Council announces Young People, Children, and Education Bursary Award in the Ireland

Deadline: 13 June 2019 Arts Council has announced its Young People, Children, and Education Bursary Award to support professional artists to develop their art practice. The Award supports individual professional artists working with, and producing work for, children and young people across a range of artforms. Potential proposals could: Enable an artist to explore, reflect on and articulate the impact children and/or young people have on her/his creative process and the artistic … [Read more...]

JPICH “Conservation, Protection and Use” call is now open for Applications

Deadline: 3 September 2019 The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage (JPICH) and Global Change has announced a new funding opportunity for "Conservation, Protection and Use" that will support research into strategies, methodologies and tools to safeguard and use the physical components of their cultural heritage. Aims to support well-defined, innovative, reflexive, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional, internationally-focused and collaborative research projects of the … [Read more...]

Visual Artists Workspace Scheme for Ireland

Deadline: 6 June 2019 The Arts Council is seeking proposals for the Visual Artists Workspace Scheme which aims to support artists workspaces throughout the country to provide the best possible working environment for visual artists and, where feasible, to enable a level of subsidy for the artists working in these spaces. The scheme is in line with the Arts Council’s ten-year strategy (2016–25), Making Great Art Work: Leading the Development of the Arts in Ireland which commits to ensuring … [Read more...]

United Kingdom: National Lottery Grants for Heritage (£10,000 to £250,000)

Deadline: 28 May 2019 Not-for-Profit organisations in UK are invited to apply for “National Lottery Grants for Heritage” to support all types of heritage projects. Funding Information Grants from £10,000 to £250,000 Eligible Projects They fund projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. As a guide, this could include: people’s memories and experiences (often recorded as ‘oral history’) cultural traditions (for … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Arab British Centre Award for Culture 2019

Deadline: 19 May 2019 Applications are open for The Arab British Centre Award for Culture 2019 which is a biennial prize that celebrates those who have significantly contributed to the dissemination of Arab arts and culture and furthered dialogue and understanding of the Arab world in the United Kingdom. The prize was established in 2008 for the purpose of raising awareness of contemporary Arab culture in the UK and to give financial support to individuals and organisations at a crucial … [Read more...]

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