Balkans Arts and Culture Fund for Artistic Projects

Deadline: 25 January 2015
Open to: independent cultural organisations, networks, foundations, associations from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia
Grant: 
€50,000

Description

Balkans Arts and Culture Fund (BAC) supports regional, collaborative artistic and cultural projects conceived by organisations from and implemented within the region of the Western Balkans, specifically the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

BAC is aimed towards fostering inclusive, democratic, and prosperous societies in the Western Balkans by strengthening the cultural sector, and encouraging regional collaboration and integration.

Collaboration projects should specifically contribute to the following:

  • Broadened accessibility of and participation in quality, innovative, engaging culture programmes;
  • Increased collaboration and long term partnerships between independent cultural organisations in the region;
  • Increased inter-sectoral collaboration;
  • Increased capacities of independent cultural actors.

Eligibility

The grants are open to independent cultural organisations, networks, foundations, associations from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

Applications have to be made in collaboration of minimum two partners coming from two of the mentioned countries. Additional partnerships with organisations from other European countries are welcome. The applicant and at least one other implementing partner must be organisations from the the Western Balkans.

Grant

Maximum grant amount available per project is 50,000 Euros. Awarded COLAB projects are expected to start implementation earliest on June 1, 2015. Envisaged project duration is up to 24 months.

Application

In order to apply, the grant application form along with a Statement of Partnership signed and stamped by all partners should be submitted online through the submission page not later than on Sunday, January 25, 2015. All applicants will be informed about selection results by mid-March 2015.

For any enquiries please contact:  [email protected]

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