Funding Worldwide

Funding Worldwide


Key resources


International Cultural Mobility Funding Guide

In the guide for funding opportunities "Open to any nationality" for the Asia-Europe Foundation, you can find regular international mobility funding opportunities. Residency related funding is indicated, and the last chapter of this guide includes a list of fully or mostly funded residencies worlwide.

The mobility funding guides were initiated by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) through its online portal culture360.asef.org, in cooperation with On the Move. Last edition: 2014.

culture360.asef.org


Green Art Lab Alliance funding guide

The GALA funding guide is a first inventory of public and private, international, European, national, regional and local funds, calls and initiatives that can support arts and culture projects on environmental sustainability. The GALA funding guide includes a focus on fully funded residencies (where travels are at least partially funded) focusing on art / culture / environmental sustainability issues. Realized by On the Move, launched in 2015.

greenartlaballiance.eu


International funding for individuals

Residency related funding for which individual persons are eligible. Some have restrictions based on geographic criteria, some based on disciplines or topics.


Botín Foundation

The Visual Arts Scholarships of the Botín Foundation provides financial aid for training, research or personal projects around artistic creation, which conclude with the organisation of the Itineraries Exhibition and the publication of a catalogue. The scholarships are available to people of any nationality, although candidates must be between 23 and 40 years old except for research scholarships.

www.fundacionbotin.org

Eligibility: visual artists, age limit


Rudolf Nureyev Foundation

Set up by Russian-born ballet dancer and choreographer Rudolf Nureyev in 1975, the foundation supports individual dancers, organisations or companies and performances, with a focus on the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Assists promising dancers living in the former Soviet Union to study ballet in the West for one year, and promotes exchanges of dance techniques and styles between East and West.

www.nureyev.org

Eligibilty: ballet dancers, internationally.


Foundation for Arts Initiatives

The Foundation for Arts Initiatives is a private foundation, independent of any governments, agencies, NGOs, or their related agendas, which supports contemporary visual arts and culture. It provides support to new and alternative forms of institutions for operations, projects and research, and makes grants to individuals for research and travel. Individuals may submit an inquiry for a Fund for Arts Research grant of $7,500 for research and travel. You can apply at any time, but grant review can take up to 6 months.

ffaiarts.net

Eligibility: Individual curators, critics, writers and others who are active in organizing projects in contemporary arts and culture, from any nationality.


Open Society Fellowship

The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges, in any of the 5 issues identified by the Open Society Foundations (Health, Education & Youth, Governance & Accountability, Media & Information, Right & Justice). Applicants should possess a deep understanding of their chosen subject and a track record of professional accomplishment. Past and current fellows have included journalists, activists, academics, and practitioners in a variety of fields.

www.opensocietyfoundations.org

Eligibility: individuals from any nationality


Ticket Fund by Prince Claus Fund

The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas. Priority is given to individuals up to 35 years old and/or within the first 10 years of their career.

www.princeclausfund.org

Eligibility: individuals living in and travelling from countries listed in the DAC list


UNESCO International Fund for the Promotion of Culture

The International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC) was established in order to give greater prominence to culture in the development of individuals and societies and of strengthening international cultural cooperation, as well as to provide assistance for artistic creation and cultural activities. The Fund will provide financial support on the basis of a call for proposals opening once a year. Priority is given to young artists/creators (18-30 years old) and to projects benefitting youth.

en.unesco.org

Eligibility: international individual artists, cultural public bodies and cultural NGOs. 


This page has been last updated in July 2015.