Funding calls


  1. The first calls for Creative Europe Programme 2021-2027 have opened with €2.44 billion of support available for the cultural and creative sectors.

The Creative Europe Programme was adopted on 20 May 2021. You can find it in all EU official languages here. See the official press release here. More details of the programme are available here:  launch of the 2021-2027 Creative Europe programme.

The first calls under the culture strand are now open: Calls | Culture and Creativity (europa.eu)

  1. Applications for Perform Europe are open

The deadline is short for this one so start preparing your application now! Read the guidelines here – available in English and all Creative Europe languages.

Applications opened on 15 June and will close on 7 July 23.59 CEST.

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  1. iPortunus pilot scheme launches

This scheme is aimed at providing efficient residencies and working environments for creative individuals. It focuses on making real-life contacts with peers face-to-face, but recognises that the pandemic and a future that is less travel intense, more equally accessible and greener will favour blended digital/ real life programmes.

Round 1 closed on 30 June

Round 2 opens on 23 August

Find all the information you need here

  1. Horizon Europe – Cluster 2

Cluster 2 of Horizon Europe, ‘Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Societies’, focuses on challenges related to democratic governance, cultural heritage and the creative economy, as well as social and economic transformations.

There are many cultural heritage relevant calls, including on:

  • Preserving and enhancing cultural heritage with advanced digital technologies;
  • Green technologies and materials for cultural heritage;
  • New ways of participatory management and sustainable financing of museums and other cultural institutions;
  • Effects of climate change and natural hazards on cultural heritage and remediation;
  • Protection of artefacts and cultural goods from anthropogenic threats;
  • Traditional crafts for the future: a new approach;
  • Europe’s cultural heritage and arts – promoting our values at home and abroad;
  • The New European Bauhaus – shaping a greener and fairer way of life in creative and inclusive societies through Architecture, Design and Arts

Further information can be found on europa.eu Funding and Tenders.

The deadline for applications is 7 October.

To cite this article: IE News Team (2021) ‘ EU Funding for Culture 2021-2027′in Interpret Europe Newsletter 2-2021, 33.

Available online: https://interpret-europe.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Newsletter-Summer-2021.pdf

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