Apply now: residencies, grants and other opportunities

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

The TOP-NEW opportunities

The European Researchers’ Night aimed to enhance researchers’ public recognition and to stimulate interest in research careers. As 2018 is the European Year of Cultural Heritage, applicants are encouraged to include activities related to cultural heritage.

Deadline: February 14, 2018

The Like an Artist project, Netherlands, offers one-month working residence to artists, designers, writers and other makers. Candidates must be age 40 or above.

Deadline: February 14, 2018

А unique opportunity for artists to spend time at CERN, European Organisation for Nuclear Research in Geneva.

Deadline: February 15, 2018

The intensive 2-week residential programme in Hungary invites visual artists (painting, drawing, printmaking), art historians and researchers. 

Deadline: February 15, 2018

The Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) is pleased to announce its open international call for curators to participate in CPR 2018.

Deadline: February 15, 2018


Deadline: February 21, 2018

The Swiss fund visions sud est supports film productions from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe and guarantees their distribution in Switzerland. 

Deadline: February 28, 2018 // July 31, 2018

Etheria Film Night invites to submit your films.

Deadline: March 1, 2018

The open call for entries to a competition that will determine the third recipients of STARTS Prize. Expressly encouraged are innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art.

Deadline: March 2, 2018  

Barcelona International Dance Exchange welcomes three different profiles: Dancers, Choreographers and Cultural Managers linked to institutions and dance organizations.

Deadline: March 16, 2018

CREATIVE MANAGEMENT CAMP (Ukraine) - 19.03—2.06

Deadline: March 17, 2018

Movies that Matter Fund/ The maximum support of a start-up grant is € 7,500 per project. Movies that Matter supports small-scale projects that have a total budget of less than € 20,000. Projects are eligible for a start-up grant for a maximum of two times.

Deadline: April 15, 2018

Training on direct EU Grants - Have your projects financed within the European Union.

Deadline: April 30, 2018

The 2018 Shore Scripts Short Film Fund offers writers the opportunity to become a produced screenwriter.

Deadline: May 2, 2018 

If you need a space to explore and discover yourself, enjoying mountain atmosphere and village lifestyle; if you need to pamper yourself to think or create without being bothered by anyone, to escape for a while from your daily routine; if you wish to discover and enjoy the natural ambiance and village quietness to hatch your creative idea, to write, to create or to just have a "meeting with yourself", then the Kamenov House for Creative Thinking, located in the village of Zverino, 70 km from Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is the real thing for you. It provides a great place to think, write, create and live in an authentic environment, and is intended for creative people, writers, artists, PhD students, academics on sabbatical and small-size creative teams. The House Launch Day will be 15 July 2018. E-mail:

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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 2018  

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

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 

The Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program supports leaders and specialists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine by granting them scholarships for one year of complementary studies in Poland. The Program is addressed to young leaders, holding Master’s (or equivalent) university degrees, who are determined to be actively involved in the development of democracy, economy and civil society in their countries and the region. The program includes two semesters of study at Polish universities (in Warszawa, Kraków, Wrocław, Poznań and Lublin) and two or more weeks professional internships in public and private institutions.

Deadline: March 1, 2018 

FEST 2018: FILM SUBMISSION PERIOD OPENFEST invites all the interested and curious to check the Film Submissions Page for FEST 2018, where all information about submission, payments and other questions can be found.

Deadline: March 4, 2018 

World Cinema Fund Production Grant works to develop and support cinema in regions with a weak film infrastructure, while fostering cultural diversity in German cinemas.

Deadline: March 5, 2018

VENICE BIENNALE: SUMMER SCHOOL IN CURATORIAL STUDIES VENICE OPEN CALL. The Summer course in Curatorial Practice is an English-taught, intensive program on the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, taking place during the Biennale of Venice. 

Deadline: March 15, 2018 

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.  

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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