Creative Europe 2021- 2027
Creative Europe is the EU funding programme to support the culture and
audiovisual sectors. For further details and to contact the Creative Europe
Desk Ireland information desks see www.creativeeuropeireland.eu For examples
of projects involving Irish arts and culture organisations that have accessed
this funding for transnational projects see here.
ECF STEP Travel Grants
STEP Travel grants support emerging artists and up and coming cultural workers
(prioritising those aged up to 35 yrs and/or in the first 10 years of their
career) to travel within EU and to neighbouring countries. The fund provides
travel grants (of between €250 - €700) for ‘engaged partnerships’ with cultural
partners involving study and exchange of skills and ideas. Grants are paid on
completion of the travel. The grant is an initiative of the European Cultural
Foundation. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak these travel grants have been
temporarily suspended. Subscribe to the ECF e-zine for updates. For more
information visit ecflabs.org/step-travel-grants
Erasmus+ is the EU funding programme for projects and activities (including
international exchanges) in the fields of education, training, youth and sport.
For information and advice contact www.leargas.ie/erasmus-plus/mobility-projects/. Read how Galway Community Circus has accessed
Erasmus+ this funding to support some of its work here.
Culture Moves Europe: an EU mobility scheme for artists and cultural professionals
Culture Moves Europe’s first call for individual mobility targets artists and cultural professionals working in the following sectors: music, literary translation, architecture, cultural heritage, design and fashion design, visual arts and performing arts. This will fund up to 7,000 artists, creators and cultural professionals to go abroad for professional development or international collaborations, to co-produce, present their works to new audiences or undertake residencies lasting from one to ten months.
It offers mobility grants for applicants legally residing in a country that participates in the Creative Europe Programme, for individuals or groups of up to five people. Open calls will operate monthly on a rolling basis until May 2023 with deadlines set for the end of each month. For more information visit https://culture.ec.europa.eu/creative-europe/creative-europe-culture-strand/culture-moves-europe
Ireland in Germany 2024
Ireland in Germany 2024 is a joint partnership between
Culture Ireland and the Department of Foreign Affairs, with the aim of deepening Ireland’s
cultural relations with Germany as a key partner in Europe. In line with the objectives of Global
Ireland 2025, Ireland is committed to strengthening our global cultural presence and impact, and
places a strategic priority on arts and creativity as a key outward expression of our identity.
Culture Ireland and the Department of Foreign Affairs now invite proposals from artists and their
representatives, curators, venues and presenters interested in participating in this special
programme, including from companies which already have outline plans for work to be presented in
Germany in 2024.
Outline projects are requested to be submitted by 5pm Irish
time on Friday 14th April 2023, and further proposals may be considered on a rolling basis at a
later stage, if funding permits. Further information can be found at https://www.cultureireland.ie/news/article/ireland-in-germany-2024-calls-for-expressions-of-interest