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Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant

Le Fonds franco-allemand Transfabrik pour le spectacle vivant encourage des projets de coopération et de création artistique entre la France et l’Allemagne, par un apport financier en coproduction, dans les domaines de la danse contemporaine, du théâtre contemporain, du nouveau cirque, des arts de la rue, du théâtre d’objets et de la marionnette. Date limite : 20 mars 2019.

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Discovering Young Composers of Europe > Call for scores (Italy, Norway, Spain and Estonia)

The Call for Scores is open to students and alumni from all European Universities, Academies, Conservatories, Musikhochschulen and Music Schools that issue an academic qualification. The students must be enrolled in one of the European institutions for Composition or Electroacoustic Composition. The Alumni must have graduated in the last two years, i.e. not before 15th October 2016. Applicants will have to prove their enrollment or degree through a document issued by the institution. Deadline: 15 January 2019.

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"The Cabin Odyssey" > Open competition (France)

Entitled "The Cabin Odyssey", the project is a competition that offers urban designers, architects, planners, artists, landscapers, either individually or collectively, the opportunity to design and produce cabins, as part of the "ODYSSÉE - Euralens 2019" event, with the aim of promoting the natural spaces of the Chaîne des Parcs area (North of France). Deadline: 15 February 2019.

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International Guest Performance Fund for Dance & Coproduction Fund for Dance (Germany)

The International Guest Performance Fund for Dance aims to foster the exchange between German artists and international organizers, create incentives for a stronger rotation of existing and new productions, and strengthen the international presence of German dance professionals. It is directed at organisers abroad who would like to invite a dance production created in Germany. The Coproduction Fund for Dance promotes the creation of new dance productions. The origin of the artists is not decisive, but the production must be realized in Germany. The participation of a foreign partner as coproducer increases the chances of receiving funding, but is not absolutely mandatory. The eligible applicants are organizers, individual artists and companies. Deadlines: 31 January 2019 and 15 April 2019.

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Beam Project Proposal > Open call (USA)

Beam Camp is a collaborative building and design summer camp in Strafford, NH that works with kids aged 10-17 to make the seemingly impossible possible. Beam Camp is looking for proposals from creative individuals and teams, including but not limited to Artists, Designers, Filmmakers, Architects, Builders, Engineers, Musicians, Fabricators & Technologists; Visionary ideas that culminate with a unique, ambitious, and spectacular product; Proposals that communicate a clear vision (sketches, diagrams, and other visuals are always helpful) and represent your/your team’s expertise. Deadline: 6 January 2019.

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Call for projects 2019-2020 for cooperation between Québec and the Nordic countries

The Government of Québec and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) invite you to submit an application for financial support to carry out a co-operation project in the fields of Culture, Society, Research and Innovation between Québec and the Nordic countries. Special attention will be given to projects involving partners between ages 25 to 35. The aim is to facilitate concrete cooperation in these areas in the long term. Projects can have a one or two year’s horizon. Deadline: 16 December 2018.

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Drawing Lab Paris (France) > APPEL A PROJET 2018 d'une exposition de dessin contemporain

Fondé par Christine Phal sur un modèle d’organisme à but non lucratif qui réunit une association d’amis et le Fonds pour le dessin contemporain, le Drawing Lab est un centre d’art privé entièrement dédié à la promotion et à la diffusion du dessin contemporain. Cet appel à projet concerne exclusivement les duos commissaire d’exposition / artiste. Ne peuvent participer à cet appel à projet les artistes et commissaires d’exposition ayant moins de 25 ans. Pour les artistes étrangers souhaitant travailler en résidence à Paris, un partenariat avec la Cité Internationale peut être sollicité. Date limite: 26 janvier 2019.

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Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism > Open call

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) is an experimental grant-making program that supports artists producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets.ECFJ supports a variety of work, including text, photography, audio and video. Artists with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply. In an effort to be responsive to an ever-fluctuating news cycle, artists can apply to ECFJ for support of their work on a rolling basis.

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STAGE Lab (Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration) > Open call by the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering

STAGE – Scientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration – is a laboratory within the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering, in which they create and develop original multimedia theatre work inspired by science and technology. For these fellowships, the organisers are ideally looking for people with hybrid interests and skills, especially scientists who have had some theatre experience, as well as theatre artists with an interest in science. Deadline: 21 January 2019 (First interviews are held on a rolling basis; as a general rule, therefore, applications should be submitted as early as possible).

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Institute of International Education (USA) > New programme to assist threatened artists

The Institute of International Education announced on 26 May the launch of a programme to save the lives and work of artists who face persecution in their home countries. The new Artist Protection Fund (APF), a three-year pilot programme supported by a $2.79 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will make life-saving fellowship grants to threatened artists from any field of artistic endeavor, and place them at host universities and arts centers in countries where they can safely continue their work and plan for their future.

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Prince Claus Fund > Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme (Disaster relief for cultural heritage)

The Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme provides quick help to evacuate, stabilise or rescue cultural heritage under imminent threat of destruction or damaged by man-made disasters, natural disasters or conflict.

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Art Basel: Crowdfunding platform for visual art projects

Art Basel has launched an exciting new digital initiative in partnership with Kickstarter, the funding platform for creative projects. Designed specifically for non-profit visual arts organizations from all over the world, the initiative will offer visibility and support for a wide variety of artistic projects, selected by an independent jury. Discover the projects and propose yours!

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The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Inc. grants

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation's dual criteria for grants are recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need, whether professional, personal or both. The Foundation's mission is to aid, internationally, those individuals who have worked as professional artists over a significant period of time. There are no deadlines.

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The Awesome Foundation grants

The Foundation distributes a series of monthly $1,000 grants to projects and their creators; it is "a micro-genius grant for flashes of micro-brilliance". Projects have included efforts in a wide range of areas including technology, arts, social good, and beyond. Have an awesome idea? Apply!

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Mondriaan Fund (The Netherlands) - Grant program for international contemporary art fairs

International art fairs outside the Netherlands can apply for a distinctive presentation during the fair of existing work by artists from the Netherlands. Deadline throughout the year (proposals to be sent at least one month before the art fair).

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