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
Cultural Cooperation Projects in the Western Balkans 2019
Níos mó
28 April 2020
CO-CREATION & CO-PRODUCTION Scheme for Music Sector
Níos mó
30 April 2020
Music Education & Social Inclusion
Níos mó
30 April 2020
Support to Literary Translation Projects
Níos mó
5 May 2020

Please visit our FAQ section to view some frequently asked questions. Alternatively you can email 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.