Outstanding mid-career professionals in the arts and humanities are encouraged to apply for residencies from the Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House. Yearly deadlines: 15 October and 15 February.
The Foundation pays special attention to projects, which enable long-term networks between the involved artists and project partners. The Allianz Cultural Foundation focuses on particular regions within Europe. Aside from the countries of Central and South-eastern Europe the focal point of the next years lies on the Mediterranean area. Deadline for applications: 31 March 2014.
The Swedish Institute’s Young Leaders Visitors Programme (YLVP) is an annual intercultural leadership programme that aims to lay a foundation for dialogue, mutual understanding and knowledge sharing among young leaders from the Middle East, North Africa and Sweden. Deadline for applications: 13 December.
With the exception of cross-border projects, entities from at least three Visegrad Group (V4) countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) must be involved (e.g. a V4 organizer and at least two V4 partners). Cultural cooperation is one of the sector financed under the small grants' scheme. Annual deadlines: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1.
"Bread and salt" is a new book exploring issues of migration through the experiences of 18 artists living in Europe who began life and their creative practice in other parts of the world. Written by François Matarasso, with images by Bill Ming, and two poems in Hindi by Mohan Rana. Dutch text by Marco Derks. Free publication online.
The Foundation, established in memory of Marc de Montalembert (1972-1993), strives to promote cultural understanding among the young generations and encourage intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean world. Two deadlines: 1st November for the prize and 15 December for the grant.
Results of the public consultation by the European Commission: Improving procedures for obtaining short-stay ‘Schengen’ visas
The aim of the consultation was to collect opinions on how to have more effective rules on family reunification at EU level and to provide factual information and data on the application of the Directive. The results are now online and highlight in particular the characteristics of the arts and cultural sector with regards to high mobility and visas issues.
Fundacion Oriente (delegation in Macau-China and headquarter in Portugal) : Art Award & short term scholarships
Fundação Oriente Macau delegation is accepting applications to the Fundação Oriente Art Award (deadline 27 September). The Fundação Oriente's headquarter in Portugal is also granting short term scholarships to applicants from Far Eastern countries - mostly Malaysia, China, India, East Timor, Japan, Korea and Thailand (applications within December 2013).
In 2012, the Federal Cultural Foundation established the TURN – Fund for Artistic Cooperation between Germany and African Countries in order to encourage a wide range of German institutions to shift their focus on the artistic production and cultural debates in African countries. Deadlines: 30 November 2013 and 30 September 2014.
The Coordinator will act as primary point of contact for residency inquiries, assist in processing applications and scheduling arrivals, departures, and changeovers, assist in organising orientations, studio/exhibition visits, open studio events, etc. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Focus jeunes (en France et francophones): appels de la Fondation de France et de la Fondation Zellidja
La Fondation de France via les bourses Déclics Jeunes et la Fondation Zellidja offrent des soutiens aux projets et/ou aux voyages pour des jeunes basés en France et/ou francophones. Dates limites: 15 novembre 2013 pour la Fondation de France et 31 janvier 2014 pour la Fondation Zelidja.
The ASEMUS Exchange of Museum Educators Grant Programme enhances professional development of museum educators in Asia and Europe and strengthens connections and cultural understanding between the two regions. Deadlines on 1 December 2013 and 1 June 2014.
Every year, since 2010, the COAL Prize has publicly recognized ten projects linked to environmental issues, which are selected in the framework of an international call for entries in which hundreds of artists from all over the world participate. Deadline for applications: 5 January 2014.
French American Cultural Exchange (FACE): Call for projects (cinema, visual arts, performing arts and music)
FACE, is dedicated to nurturing French-American relations through innovative international projects in the arts, education, and cultural exchange. Various upcoming deadlines in the field of cinema, visual and performing arts and music. Deadlines till Spring 2014.
European cities and cultural mobility: Trends and support actions: A study commissioned and supported by Nantes. Prepared by On the Move for EUROCITIES
This study "European cities and cultural mobility: Trends and support actions" analyses the policies and actions implemented by large European cities to support the mobility of artists and cultural professionals. This study is based on the results of a survey completed by 24 cities in 15 European countries.