Creative Europe (2014-2020) will support European creative sectors with a budget of €1.46 billion.

The Creative Europe Culture Sub-programme has four main funding strands, each for a particular type of action. The objectives of the programme are pursued through the implementation of the following measures:

The bulk of the Culture sub-programme budget (approximately 70%) is granted through the European cooperation projects strand.

The Creative Europe Culture Sub-Programme has a fixed calendar of deadlines for the funding period 2014–2020. You can see details of upcoming funding deadlines in a table below when and as calls are published.  

ActionDeadlineStart DateDuration
Support for Co-operation projects related to European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018
Call for proposals EACEA 35/2017 'Support for cooperation projects related to the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018' (Category 3 - Cooperation projects related to the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage)
22 November 2017
Support for European Co-operation Projects 2018
Call for proposals EACEA 32/2017 - 'Support for European cooperation projects 2018' (Category 1 - Smaller scale cooperation projects and Category 2 - Larger scale cooperation projects)
18 January 2018

Please visit our FAQ section to view some frequently asked questions. Alternatively you can email cedculture@artscouncil.ie with specific queries regarding the funding available under the Creative Europe Culture Sub-programme.

Special actions

In addition to the direct funding offered through the Culture Sub-programme, the European Commission also funds support measures for Special Actions. These actions are designed to raise awareness of Europe’s culture and heritage sectors by rewarding achievement and highlighting excellence.