The Delegation of the European Union is inviting cultural operators
to send project proposals for marking the European Year of Cultural Heritage
The objective is to
promote cultural heritage as a source of inspiration for artistic contemporary
creation and innovation and strengthen the interaction between the cultural
heritage sector and other cultural and creative sectors.
The eligible activities
must relate to cultural heritage and may include events
in cultural heritage sites which have been reconstructed with funds from the
European Union. For easier reference please find attached a list of EU-funded
projects in the area of culture.
The Delegation of the European Union with a total budget of EUR 30,000 will support up to ten cultural operators, with
up to EUR 3,000 each. The overall budget can be higher if funds are
available from other sources. The project activities
have to be carried out during the period 1 January – 31 December 2018.
The cultural operators which are interested in applying should
1. Letter of Interest presenting briefly their expertise and
experience in the area in which they work, list of previous projects and
achieved results (maximum 1 page);
2. Project Summary describing the proposed activities including objectives, target
groups, timeframe, budget breakdown and amount of contribution requested (maximum
The application form should be completed in English and sent by e-mail not later than 30 October 2017,
at the following e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered as eligible.
The selection of projects will be made by the Delegation of the European Union.
The selected projects will be notified by 30 November 2017. The Delegation of
the European Union can decide to support only one or several activities
comprised in the proposal of one applicant.
List of EU funded projects in culture
Cultural operators are entities
which are active in the cultural and creative sectors. Please note that natural
persons may not apply.