Specific initiatives

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. Individuals living in and traveling from countries listed in the DAC list are considered eligible.


Funding in the Caribbean region

Funding in the Caribbean region

Regional funds

Organisation Mondiale de la Francophonie

Artists from French-speaking countries can be eligible for support to take part in festivals, exhibitions, trainings (in certain cases) in the fields of visual arts and performing arts. Read more about the programmes here. The organization offers diverse programs addressing mobility of artists, professional training, and structuring of cultural spaces.


Eligibility: Individuals from French-speaking countries.

Bi- and multilateral

ifa Artists' Contact

The ifa Artists' Contact programme promotes the international cooperation of German and foreign persons engaged in the cultural sector. Working stays as well as working tours from developing and emerging countries to Germany are supported if the realisation is in the interest of foreign cultural policy. Focus on visual arts, 2 deadlines per year (31 January and 15 August).


Eligibility: Individuals from developing and emerging countries and German nationals.

National Performance Network

NPN offers various programs in order to support creation, development and mobility of new artistic work, and the live experiential exchange between artists and communities through a network of cultural organizations. Their own Artist Engagement Fund operates between USA and Mexico, and application is available only through a NPN partner organization. Check the Performing Americas webpage for up-to-date information or to consult last year's guidelines and view previously funded projects.


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