Grants for artistic cooperation and cultural exchange between the United States and Slovenia

Each year, the Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Ljubljana devotes a certain amount of funding towards encouraging and promoting cultural and artistic cooperation, collaboration and exchange between the United States and Slovenia. Funding for cultural grants is decided through a competitive application process, and each proposal is voted on by an Embassy committee.

The maximum available for a cultural grant is $10,000, although most grants average between $3,000-$5,000.

Applications will be accepted from professional artists and professionals in the cultural field who are American or Slovene citizens or residents and from not-for-profit arts or cultural organizations or institutions registered in the United States of or Slovenia.

The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Ljubljana represents the Embassy vis-a-vis the Government of Slovenia in official business related to culture; promotes the values and culture of American society; conducts information and cultural programs on behalf of the U.S. Government, presenting U.S. history, society, art and culture in all of its diversity to overseas audiences; and administers United States government involvement in cultural activities between Slovenia and the United States.

The deadline is August 15 for projects beginning in October, November or December of the same year, or in January, February, March or April of the following year.

Application form and further info online.