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23.04.2018

Pierre & Alexandra Boulat Award 2018

The award will be presented to a professional photographer of any age, sex or nationality who wishes to cover a social, economic, political or cultural issue in a journalistic manner. The award is given in order to allow the winner to produce a story that has never been told but that the photographer cannot find support for within the media. Deadline: 14 June 2018.

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18.04.2018

Fine Acts Fellowship

The Fine Acts Fellowship provides support to an international community of creatives and makers who collaborate across disciplines to generate positive change. This fellowship is open to artists and technologists from Romania, Bulgaria, Poland and Hungary. In Fine Acts Labs, teams of artists and technologists work together over a weekend to prototype ideas that raise awareness or contribute to solutions for a specific issue. A jury then awards the best ideas with grants for further development. Deadline: 26 April 2018.

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18.04.2018

COAL Prize 2018 > 10th year edition

The COAL Prize is open to artists throughout the world who dare to imagine and experiment, to transform territories, lifestyles, organisations, and production methods. Together, they are building a new collective narrative, a new vision, developing our future heritage, and in doing so creating the necessary optimistic framework for everyone to find the means and the motivation to implement the changes needed for a more sustainable and just world. Deadline: 31 July 2018.

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17.04.2018

Getty Images > ARRAY grant

The Getty Images ARRAY Grant, offered in partnership with award-winning director and producer Ava Duvernay’s ARRAY Alliance, will provide financial support and mentorship to artists who capture the visual narrative of underrepresented ethnic communities and use their medium to progress visual representation - communities such as African-American, Caribbean, South Asian, Arab, Indigenous or Latinx for example. In addition to financial remuneration, recipients will also receive mentoring support and guidance. Deadline: 8 June 2018.

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07.04.2018

Call for Submissions – BigCi Environmental Awards 2018

Australian and International Artists from various fields – visual art, installation, multimedia, performance, literature, music, photography, film making, curating – are invited to submit entries for the BigCi Environmental Awards 2018. Deadline: 1 June 2018.

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06.03.2018

Hermès Foundation > New Settings > An international programme dedicated to the performing arts

With New Settings, the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès supports each year the creation and diffusion of new performance works. The chosen projects all feature crossovers of some kind or another: playing on the porosity of the boundary between performing arts and visual arts, their creators experiment with original and unusual forms. Deadline: 1 July 2018.

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01.06.2016

Goethe-Institut > International Coproduction Fund

This funding is intended for coproductions by artists in the fields of theatre, dance, music and performance art, in which hybrid and interdisciplinary formats and the use of digital media may be key components.Preference will be given to projects between German and non-European partners, particularly from transition countries. Deadlines: for 2017: April 30, 2017 and for 2018: October 30, 2017 and April 30, 2018.

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29.05.2015

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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27.02.2015

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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27.10.2014

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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28.09.2014

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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14.07.2014

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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19.03.2014

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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01.03.2014

Institute of International Education (IIE), USA - Award to rescue scholars in the field of arts

Established with gifts from IIE Trustees Robert L. Dilenschneider and Mark A. Angelson, the Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award in the Arts will provide life-saving fellowships to 10 threatened scholars in fields such as painting, dance, music, architecture, and the performing arts.

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10.10.2013

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation > International Visual Arts Program (Portugal)

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation grants support to exhibition projects (solo or group exhibitions) by Portuguese artists abroad. Four deadlines a year: during the last week of the months of January, April, July and October.

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