Culture sub-programme

The Culture strand of the Creative Europe programme supports a wide range of cultural and creative sectors including among others architecture, cultural heritage, design, literature and publishing, music, performing arts.
The Culture strand encourages cooperation and exchanges among cultural organisations and artists within Europe and beyond.

Creative Europe aims to
– foster artistic creation and innovation;
– support the promotion and the distribution of European content across Europe and beyond;
– help artists find creation and performance opportunities across borders;
– stimulate the digital and environmental transition of the European Culture and Creative Sectors.
See more at the European Commission webiste.

Who can participate? 

The programme is open for cultural operators (legal entities!) who are active in the cultural and creative sectors and established in the states which are taking part in the programme. These states include the EU member states (27) as well as certain third countries or regions (bilateral or multilateral cooperation measures) and international organisations (UNESCO, Council of Europe, OECD, and WIPO). Individuals are not eligible for support.

Where to look for additional information? 

The Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is in charge of the preparation of the calls, selection of projects, informing the beneficiaries, as well as concluding project financing agreements, financial accounting, project monitoring and supervision.

For funding opportunities see EACEA website and Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal.