Apply now: residencies, grants and other opportunities

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

The TOP-NEW opportunities:


Two million dollar sustainable construction competition open! 5th International LafargeHolcim Awards seeks projects at an advanced stage of design from the fields of architecture, building and civil engineering; landscape and urban design; as well as materials, products and construction technologies. The Awards also feature a Next Generation category for visions and ideas of young professionals and students.

Deadline: March 21, 2017

13 funding opportunities for culture and audiovisual sectors from Creative Europe 

YICCA International Contest of Contemporary Art 16/17. The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artists, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art. Internationality and networking make YICCA a huge opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize: - Euro 3000 to the first selected, Euro 1000 to the second selected


Deadline: March 15, 2017

'Future News Worldwide' partnership programme for journalists 


Deadline: February 28, 2017

Training: Digital Journalism for the Caucasus on "How to Promote Your Stories on Social Media" 


Deadline: February 25, 2017

nextPix/firstPix is now assisting with Crowd funding Grants for 2017 

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



Schwarzkopf Foundation Travel grant for a journey through Europe! 17-27 years old

Deadline: March 19, 2017 

LEAF Academy "Boarding School for Future Leadership" for young people aged 13-18

Deadline: March 15, 2017 

 Other relevant opportunities: 

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.  

Residency CAN SERRAT (Spain) Open Call for Writers

Application date: until 1 March 2017

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 

Black Sea Basin 2014-2020: The Black Sea Basin Programme 2014-2020 is part of European Union’s Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) under its European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI). The priority is: Jointly promote business and entrepreneurship in the tourism and cultural sectors.8th Odessa International Film Festival, which is to be held 14-22 July 2017, starts

8th Odessa International Film Festival, which is to be held 14-22 July 2017, starts selection of films in the competition program. Online application form can be filled out on the OIFF official website till 10 April 2017. 

 Journalism Traineeship at Deutsche Welle

Deadline: February 22, 2017 

New programme for senior international cultural leaders Leading culture in the 21st century. Programme dates: Thursday 6 - 13 April 2017.

Deadline: February 27, 2017 

Open call for applications: MA in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art 

Deadline: March 1, 2017 

Short Film Fund 2017 is now open for Entries!

Deadline: Regular: January 15 - March 31 2017, Late: April 1 - April 30 2017 

Joya: AiR / residency CALL OUT for international artists and writers

Deadline: February 25, 2017

King's College London announces a new executive programme called "Leading Culture in the 21st century". The programme is aimed at senior international professionals, executives and managers with over 10 years sector and three years senior management experience in the arts, heritage, culture, cultural education and creative sectors across the world. It takes place in April 2017. 

Deadline: February 27, 2016

ATALAIA Artes Performativas 2017 – Creative Residencies on Performing Arts (Portugal) 

Deadline: March 20, 2017

8 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships - European Master in Global Studies  

Deadline: March 30, 2017

Unicult2020 - The International Arts & Cultural Management and Policy Programme (July 3rd – 16th 2017 at the University of Rijeka, Croatia)

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Summer School for Journalists and Media Practitioners 2016 

Deadline: June 12, 2017

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

In March 2017 a major new interdisciplinary programme named after Donald Judd and David Hume, will launch. 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.

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