Perform Europe Open Call

Perform Europe is a forward-looking funding scheme for the European performing arts sector. Application deadline: 31 March 2024. Join online info sessions.

Open Calls · February 1, 2024

Perform Europe is a forward-looking funding scheme for the European performing arts sector. Through an open call, launched on 1 December 2023, Perform Europe will support inclusive, diverse and green touring projects submitted by applicants from the 40 Creative Europe countries. Perform Europe is aiming to grant €2.1 million to a minimum of 35 successful partnership proposals. The maximum grant available for each selected applicant will be €60.000.

A minimum of three partners from three Creative Europe countries is required for each partnership application, presenting a minimum of one artistic work.

Grants will be divided into three categories:

  • €12.000 small scale projects
  • €32.000 medium scale projects
  • €60.000 large scale projects

5% of the total funding will be dedicated towards collaborative projects which involve partnerships with Ukrainian partners and/or support initiatives for the Ukrainian performing arts sector.

Perform Europe application deadline is 31 March 2024.

Learn more about the Open Call at
See the list of upcoming events where you can learn more about Perform Europe.

Perform Europe is led by a consortium of European performing arts networks – IETM – International network for contemporary performing arts, European Dance Development Network (EDN), European Festivals Association (EFA), Circostrada, Pearle* (Live Performance Europe), along with research organisation IDEA Consult.


The dates for the online sessions are live:

“Conversation Starter Session”

🗓 Friday, February 2, 2024 – ⏰ 10:00 – 12:30 CET | 📍 Zoom | 🔗 Registration

Designed for potential applicants who want to learn more about the Perform Europe call and get acquainted with the Perform Europe Toolkit, a go-to resource for developing your Perform Europe proposals.

“Help Desk Sessions”

🗓 Tuesday, February 6, 2024 – ⏰ 10:00 – 11:00 CET | 📍 Zoom

🗓 Tuesday, February 20, 2024 – ⏰ 10:00 – 11:00 CET | 📍 Zoom

🗓 Tuesday, March 5, 2024 – ⏰ 10:00 – 11:00 CET | 📍 Zoom

🗓 Tuesday, March 19, 2024 – ⏰ 10:00 – 11:00 CET | 📍 Zoom

Intended for the questions regarding the Open call and Guidelines. You can register here.