Applications invited for Travel Grants to support Creative and Critical Artists and Cultural Changemakers (deadline 2 December 2019)

The European Cultural Foundation (ECF) is seeking applications for its Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships (STEP) Travel Grants to support creative and critical artists and cultural changemakers travelling across Europe and its neighbours, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, participation, equality and a stronger sense of social justice.

The STEP travel grants funding programme has been initiated and managed by the European Cultural Foundation, with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo (CdSP).

Applications will be considered from cultural practitioners who:

o Are based/active in one of the following countries:
Albania, Andorra, Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia ), Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, The Netherlands, Norway, Palestinian Territories, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

o Are at least 18 years old at the time of travel.

o Have had no/few professional travel opportunities.

o Are travelling to the destination country professionally for the first time.

o Are collaborating with the partner organisation for the first time, and

o Are not currently in any other contractual agreement with the European Cultural Foundation.

The deadline for applications is Monday 2 December 2019.

Further information about the programme and how to apply can be found on the STEP Travel Grants webpage.