Apply now: residencies, grants and other opportunities

Check out new list of opportunities for Artists, Explorers, and Creative Professionals.

The TOP-NEW opportunities

Can Serrat: Residency Open Call for Musicians. This Open Call is meant to offer a working and living space for musicians. The residency takes place in February 2018.

Deadline: October 10, 2017 

Tartu Artist in Residence – Open Call for 2018. Artists of various disciplines will have the opportunity to work, live and find new inspiration in the scenic city of Tartu, Estonia for a period of one or three months.

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Venice International Performance Art Week - Open CallThe project is intended for those artists, performers, visionary poets, who wish to articulate and refine their skills, expand their practice, exploring new ideas and approaches, allowing their work to become more fully realised.

Deadline: October 30, 2017 

ThalieLab Residency Open Call. From ecological transition to growth and the effective use of art – an international residency call at ThalieLab in Brussels is open for applications from visual artists, designers and curators who speak French and/or English (minimum age 30 years)

Deadline: October 31, 2017 

5th International Conference on Digital Culture and SocietyThe Center for New Media and Digital Culture at the South-West University "Neofit Rilski" will hold its 5th International Conference on Digital Culture and Society in Blagoevgrad.

Deadline: November 4, 2017 

SPHERE FESTIVAL - Open Call for Artists Worldwide. SPHERE FESTIVAL invites Visual artists, Performance Artists, Sound and Music Artists and Writers to participate in the world's first largest multidisciplinary festival.

Deadline: November 15, 2017 

28th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2018 - Call for Entries

Deadline: November 15, 2017 

Berlin: The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2017 - "Promoting Global Collaboration, Unity and Peace through Cultural Diplomacy"

Deadline: December 22, 2017 

“Share Your Ideas to Shape the Future of Europe!” - Calls for Proposals

Deadline: December 31, 2017 

Berlin: The Artistic Cultural Diplomacy Forum 2018 - "Building Cultural Bridges through Art, Film and Music" Held Parallel to the Berlin Film Festival 2018

Deadline: February 23, 2018 

Other relevant opportunities: 

Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 

Schedule of the Calls for Proposals on Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland - Belarus - Ukraine 2014–2020 

Funding opportunities for culture and audiovisual sectors from Creative Europe 

ArtCondo is artists collectively purchasing studio space, commercial work spaces and live/work lofts throughout New York City. Artists, gallery owners, foundations, residencies, creative businesses and non-profits are all eligible to participate. 

nextPix/firstPix is now assisting with Crowdfunding Grants for 2017  

Please indicate in your submission that your deadline is less than 30 days or that the campaign is in progress. 

The Prince Claus Fund’s Mobility Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners. The Mobility Fund is open throughout the year to receive applications. 

Advanced Visual Studies/Judd-Hume Prize, a major new art and philosophy programme /will launch in spring 2017/

Founded by leading Judd expert Peter Ballantine, the programme seeks to promote pre-eminent international scholarship and discussion around topics that lie at the intersection between the visual arts and philosophy.  

Apply for EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2017

Deadline: October 1, 2017

The Sony World Photography Awards has four competitions in 2018

The University of Bergamo offers study grants of 8.000 € gross to deserving EU and EXTRA EU students who wish to enroll at THE FIRST YEAR of the following Masters’ degree Courses taught in English 

Deadline: October 1, 2017

Canadian University Dubai offers the following scholarships: Academic ExcellenceSportFinancial HardshipSpecial Needs 

Deadline: October 8, 2017

National Center for Culture in Warsaw announces the competition for six-month scholarship in Poland as part of the scholarship program of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland "GAUDE POLONIA". "Gaude Polonia" is a scholarship program for young artists and translators of Polish literature from Central and East European countries. The scholarship program will take place in Poland from February 1 to July 31 2018. Scholarships are granted on a competition basis. At least elementary command of the Polish language is required from applicants.  

Deadline: October 15, 2017

SOCIALLY ENGAGED ART SUPPORT GRANT will support Socially Engaged Art projects that will take place in Japan and commit to the community and society; implement activities together with communities and residents; and aim to build and demonstrate models of a better society. This would further enhance in-depth relationships between art culture and the society and will contribute in cultivating higher cultural developments in Japan.

Deadline: October 22, 2017

Start-up Denmark is an initiative by the Danish Government which provides a gateway for talented foreign entrepreneurs to take advantage of Denmark’s vast start-up opportunities and strong entrepreneurship ecosystem. The goal is to grow high-impact startups in Denmark.

Deadline: December 31, 2017 

Various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs

Partner Search Database - in case you are searching for a foreign partner organisation to submit a joint project proposal within the open calls of the Creative Europe programme. 

Barcelona Dance Award (from March 29 to April 2, 2018) - World Championship Competition for Dance Schools, Companies and Groups from all over the World. Please send to the organizer email:  

The Yale Center for British Art offers three types of short-term residential awards to scholars undertaking research related to British art.

Max Weber Programme Fellowship at the European University Institute  

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