deadline for co-operation projects 2020 | 27TH NOVEMBER 2019

Creative Europe Culture's Call for Co-operation projects is now open and the deadline is Wednesday 27th November at 4pm Irish time. Details, including guidelines and application documents can be found here. Contact us if you need advice on your application and keep an eye out for out Co-operation Projects workshops in the autumn.   ​

Support for European Cooperation Projects

This strand of funding is to support transnational projects involving collaboration between organisations from different eligible countries.

Category 1 – Smaller scale cooperation projects

Involves a minimum of three partners (a project leader and two other partners) from three eligible countries.

Applicants can apply for up to EUR 200,000 which should represent a maximum of 60% of the eligible costs, 40% match funding must be sourced by the project partners.

Category 2 – Larger scale cooperation projects

Involves a minimum of six partners (a project leader and at least five other partners) from six different eligible countries.

Applicants can apply for up to EUR 2million which should represent a maximum of 50% of the eligible costs, 50% match funding must be sourced by the project partners.

For both categories of projects, the maximum duration (eligibility period) is 48 months.

Both small and large scale cooperation projects need to address the overall aims of the Creative Europe programme by addressing at least one of the Programme's five priorities:

  • Promote the transnational mobility of artists and culture professionals; transnational circulation of cultural and creative works; promotion of cultural exchanges; intercultural dialogue and understanding for cultural diversity and social inclusion
  • Strengthen audience development which aims to directly engage people and communities in experiencing, enjoying and valuing arts and culture resulting in accessible and inclusive culture
  • Foster capacity building which assists cultural operators to develop their skills and internationalise their careers particularly in the areas of:
    • Digitisation
    • New business models
    • Education and training
  • Enhance interntational dialogue promote shared EU values and mutual understanding and respect for other cultures, thereby contributing to the social integration of migrants and refugees
  • As a legacy to the European Year of Cultural Heritage raise awareness of common history and values, and reinforce a sense of belonging to a common European space

How to apply and further information

If you are preparing an application for Support for European Cooperation Projects there are resources and information that you can use to help you prepare.

See here for all upcoming deadlines.