Generally, AiR program funding is 99% project based within select criteria prescribed by the assigned funds and institutions. Structural costs are a puzzle of mixed businessmodels, collaboration with different local and international partners, attracting private sponsors, lots of voluntary work , internships and / or costs payed by the visiting artists.
Platform AiR NL listed here some of the ways to help you make it work.
Activism & Art spaces
Using surplus recources to provide individual assistance and strengthen community angagement, by Todd Lester and Karen Philips. PDF
For artists and organizers you find for the Europe - North Africa region at ECF STEP BEYOND up to 35 years of age, and at ROBERTO CIMETTA FUND check the different (selective) lines. For the Africa region check ART MOVES AFRICA and MOPHRADAT.
On the Move aims to facilitate cross-border mobility in the arts and culture sector contributing to build up a vibrant European shared cultural space strongly connected worldwide. Check the website for news on fundraising, meetings, training, open calls, it's all there. NOTE: On the Move is NOT a funding organisation. www.on-the-move.org
Collaboration between artists initiatives
Arts Collaboratory is a translocal network consisting of over 23 diverse organizations across the globe focused on art practices, processes of social change, and working with broader communities beyond the field of art. Functioning as a meeting point, Arts Collaboratory is where these organizations can share knowledge, collaborate on projects, and built support together. Arts Collaboratory is developed by two Dutch foundations: Hivos and Stichting Doen. Arts Collaboratory
EU point of reference
The "Policy Handbook on Artists' Residencies" (2014) is the final output of the Open Method of Coordination working group on Artists' Residencies on "EAC on Europa". This OMC group had been convened under the Work Plan for Culture 2011-2014 Priority Area C "Skills & Mobility". The OMC working group was co-chaired by Maria Tuerlings, founder of TransArtists, and Yvette Vaughan Jones, executive director of Visiting Arts.