Where to apply: residency against censorship, PAC, Documenting Ukraine, translations of Ukrainian books, film promotion

20 july, 2024

"Ukraine, Flying High" monument of Independence, Kharkiv. Artist: Kostiantyn Klymovets. Source: pexels.com

In Ukraine and online

BAZHAN residency for translators and poets

For whom: Ukrainian poets and translators currently residing in Ukraine and working with poetry in various formats
What’s offered: a one-month residency in a comfortable apartment in the historical part of Kamianets-Podilskyi, covers travel, accommodation, and daily expenses, includes a curator's support on-site, opportunity to participate in a public event in Kamianets-Podilskyi or Khmelnytskyi
Deadline: June 24, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: July–September 2024 (flexible)
Location: Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
Organizer(s): TRANSLATORIUM festival, supported by Versopolis, funded by the EU's Creative Europe program  
Application: https://bit.ly/3VqmtYV

proMOTION: systemic support program for international promotion of Ukrainian cinema

For whom: film companies registered in Ukraine with rights to a feature film of any genre in its final production stages, planning festival or theatrical release from September to December 2024, with no debts to the state and no connections to Russia, Belarus, or Iran
What’s offered: an 8 000 EUR grant for a promotional campaign for your movie  
Deadline: June 27, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: the promotional campaign must be conducted between September and December 2024
Location: Ukraine
Organizer(s): Ukrainian Institute in collaboration with Eurimages  
Application: Email to promotion@ui.org.ua

Grants for Ukrainian residencies

For whom: teams with at least two years of experience in organizing artistic residencies, having a public organization or operating through an individual entrepreneur, officially registered in Ukraine
What’s offered: a 1500 USD grant for corporate events, travel, training, strategic sessions, language courses, legal consultations, software, psychological support, facilitation, mentoring
Deadline: June 30, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: from early August to December 13, 2024
Location: Ukraine
Organizer(s): House of Europe, Ukrainian Cultural Fund, Ukrainian Institute, Ukrainian Museum in New York
Application: https://bit.ly/4ba4ICM

Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for journalists

For whom: journalists worldwide, whose works address inequality, sustainable development, human rights, ecology, and other critical issues. Entries must be published between May 30, 2023, and May 29, 2024, and be available online in one of the official languages of the contest
What’s offered: 10 000 EUR for winning in one of four categories; participation in the award ceremony in Brussels; membership in the community of winners; the winner of the Best Emerging Journalist Award will also receive a job or internship offer
Deadline: June 30, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: 2024
Location: online
Organizer(s): European Commission
Application: via EU login

Grants from the Ukrainian-Danish Youth House

For whom: youth organizations led by and working for young people aged 15-35; activists, artists, and other representatives of the young civil society
What’s offered: grants ranging from 1 000 to 20 000 EUR for implementing projects in six areas (empowerment, partnership and cultural exchange, institutionalization, advocacy, projects for Mykolaiv, support for youth centers)
Deadline: July 3, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: projects must be implemented by December 31, 2024
Location: Ukraine
Organizer(s): Ukrainian-Danish Youth House
Application: via the portal of the Ukrainian-Danish Youth House

PinchukArtCentre Prize 2025

For whom: young Ukrainian artists under the age of 35 working in any form of contemporary art
What’s offered: main prize — 400 000 UAH, two special prizes — 100 000 UAH each, public choice award — 40 000 UAH; 20 nominees will create new works for the exhibition at PinchukArtCentre in 2025; the winner will also be nominated for the international Future Generation Art Prize 2025/26 
Deadline: July 28, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)  
Dates: nominee selection in August 2024, exhibition and award ceremony in 2025  
Location: Ukraine  
Organizer(s): Victor Pinchuk Foundation  
Application: via prize.pinchukartcentre.org

Documenting Ukraine: grants for professionals documenting the war in Ukraine

For whom: journalists, writers, scientists, public intellectuals, film directors, artists, translators, archivists, and other professionals documenting the Russian war against Ukraine
What’s offered: grants of 5 000 EUR for projects that illuminate the events of the war, collect materials from primary sources, record oral testimonies, or interpret the war in artistic projects
Deadline: August 19, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)  
Dates: 2025
Location: Ukraine  
Organizer(s): Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM)  
Application: on the IWM platform

Sorry No Room Available residency 2024-2025

For whom: Ukrainian artists working in various genres and disciplines
What’s offered: accommodation in a room at the Intourist-Zakarpattya hotel, access to a shared studio and equipment, per diems, funds for materials, travel expenses, organizational and media support; opportunity to implement institutionally critical projects related to cultural heritage, development of art and cultural institutions, conducting exhibitions, artist talks, and lectures
Deadline: not announced  
Dates: 2024-2025  
Location: Uzhhorod, Ukraine  
Organizer(s): Sorry No Room Available residency, supported by the Académie des beaux-arts in Paris (French Academy of Fine Arts)  
Application: via email at snralobby@gmail.com


Youth4Regions: a program for students and young journalists

For whom: journalism students or young journalists aged 18 to 30 from Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, or any EU country, with up to two years of experience
What’s offered: a seven-day trip to Brussels, coverage of accommodation, meals, and travel expenses, journalism and EU regional policy training, mentorship, networking, visits to European media offices and EU institutions, participation in a European Commission press tour to EU countries
Deadline: July 8, 2024, 18:00 (Kyiv time)  
Dates: October 5–11, 2024  
Location: Brussels, Belgium  
Organizer(s): European Commission  
Application: https://youth4regions-application.eu/#/

Translation grants for publishers from the EU and the UK 

For whom: publishing organizations from the EU and the UK, registered as legal entities  
What’s offered: up to 5000 EUR for the translation, editing, rights acquisition, design, printing, and marketing of Ukrainian books; supports translations of fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, comics, and books in Braille
Deadline: July 10, 2024, 15:00 (Kyiv time)  
Dates: project duration depends on the publisher's plan
Location: EU and the UK  
Organizer(s): House of Europe  
Application: on the House of Europe platform

Safe Residency in Norway

For whom: artists from all disciplines who have faced censorship, threats, or persecution due to their artistic activities
What’s offered: a six-month residency providing the freedom to work, develop art, and build connections; the program covers travel, accommodation, insurance, and daily expenses; Safemuse also assists with the visa process
Deadline: July 14, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: April/May 2025 - October/November 2025, residency duration up to six months
Location: Oslo and Hvitsten, Norway
Organizer(s): Safemuse in collaboration with Nordic Black Theatre & Cafeteatret and Hvitsten Salong
Application: https://safemuse.org/safe-residency-form-n4/

Art Futures Fellowship 2025

For whom: performance artists seeking to develop their practice and integrate into the cultural environment of Athens
What’s offered: a two-month residency at Space for International Cooperation (SIC); a 4000 EUR stipend covering expenses for travel, visa, and accommodation; mentorship from the Critical Friends platform, opportunities for a final presentation, research, or collaboration
Deadline: August 15, 2024, 23:59
Dates: Mid-February — Mid-April 2025
Location: Athens, Greece
Organizer(s): Art Futures in collaboration with Space for International Cooperation (SIC), supported by Art Futures Research Fellow Georgios Papadopoulos
Application: online on the Art Futures website

Kebbel Villa residency

For whom: artists, writers, and composers from around the world
What’s offered: a grant for living expenses, access to two artist studios, a writer’s and composer’s studio, a fully equipped kitchen, a library, and the use of lithography, engraving, and screen-printing workshops, etc
Deadline: announced annually, usually at the end of autumn
Dates: four to eight weeks in 2024
Location: Schwandorf, Germany
Organizer(s): Kebbel Villa, supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Education and Culture, the city of Schwandorf, the German Cultural Council, and private sponsors
Application: through partner institutions (Atelier Mondial, Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, etc.)

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