Tuesday, 7 April, 2020
The European Cultural Foundation has launched the Culture of Solidarity Fund to support imaginative cultural initiatives that, in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, will reinforce European solidarity and the idea of Europe as a shared public space.
The Fund is open to individuals, collectives and organisations from all sectors and civil society at large with initiatives and ideas that:
Grants are available at three levels:
Grants can be used for financing a wide range of activities ranging from seed money for entirely new initiatives to (co-)funding for scaling up already existing ideas to European level. They can cover material costs, office costs, online co-working and communication tools, production costs, and also expert fees and staff costs.
The Fund is open to individuals, collectives or organisations (NGOs, public institutions, private enterprises and freelancers) from the creative sector as well as other fields and sectors of society including academic and educational, environmental, social entrepreneurship, health and social care, human rights, etc. Applicants can represent the private, public or civic sector.
Applicants can be based anywhere in the world, but their proposal must clearly contribute to a European Culture of Solidarity.
Applications to the first round must be submitted by 27 April 2020 (12:00 CET).
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