Where to Apply: commemoration practices, media project on freedom of speech, science, dance, innovative content, translation scholarship

24 february, 2024
Monument to Hryhorii Skovoroda in Kharkiv. Source: wikipedia.org

In Ukraine and Online

«Heritage. Workspace» program

For whom: organizations working on culture and identity themes (local museums, libraries, cultural centers, public organizations from regions where the FPSU, Fund «Partnership for the Sustainability of Ukraine,» operates)
What’s offered: participation in a series of lectures and discussions to analyze the challenges of wartime, create practical solutions for cultural agents, and develop project ideas; topics include identity, heritage, culture as a factor of social cohesion, etc.; project funding from 150 000 to 500 000 UAH
Deadline: March 3, 2024
Dates: training sessions – March–April 2024, project implementation – May–July 2024
Location: Ukraine
Organizers: IZOLYATSIA, Kharkiv LitMuseum, Odesa National Fine Arts Museum, and Mystetskyi Arsenal
Application: on the platform website platform.izolyatsia.org

Memorialization practices laboratory by Past / Future / Art

For whom: visual artists and architects, memory researchers, sociologists, designers, journalists, museum professionals, philosophers, IT specialists, and anyone interested in working on the topic of
memorialization of the Russian-Ukrainian war
What’s offered: introduction to the basics of public history and memorialization; collaboration with people dealing with the problems of the Russian-Ukrainian war in various fields; field expeditions to the sites of the Russian-Ukrainian war events; development of one's own memorial case idea, which will be presented and discussed publicly
Deadline: March 11, 2024
Dates: March–July 2024
Location: Ukraine
Organizers: Past / Future / Art Cultural Memory Platform, Museum of Contemporary Art NGO, with the support of the FPSU
Application: https://bit.ly/3ULZ0Cx

eMistechko: grants for cultural institutions

For whom: museums, libraries, cultural centers, theaters, archives, and other cultural institutions
What’s offered: grants ranging from 30 000 to 80 000 EUR for the implementation of a community center project, representing the interests of minorities, refugees, internally displaced persons, and individuals who survived persecution under the National Socialist regime of the Third Reich (possibility of receiving an additional grant of up to 50 000 EUR)
Deadline: March 17, 2024
Dates: 2024–2026 (from 18 to 24 months)
Location: Ukraine
Organizers: Foundation «Memory, Responsibility, and Future» (Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft, EVZ)
Application: via email to mistechko@stiftung-evz.de

EFFEA: grant for the festival for new artists

For whom: any artistic festivals registered on the FestivalFinder.eu website
What’s offered: create an international festival in the Discovery category (grant of 8 000 EUR) or Springboard (grant of 15 000 EUR) with at least two partners
Deadline: March 19, 2024
Dates: June 1, 2024 – May 31, 2025
Location: Ukraine or EU and Creative Europe countries
Organizers: The European Festivals Fund for Emerging Artists (EFFEA), an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA)
Application: on the platform effea.eu

ZMINA.Rebuilding II wave: projects for rebuilding Ukraine

For whom: artists, cultural activists, civil society organizations, cultural institutions, and local government bodies with over two years of experience in the cultural and creative industries sector
What’s offered: grant of up to 60 000 EUR for a project to present Ukrainian culture abroad (in cooperation with partners from the EU, Ukraine, or other countries worldwide)
Deadline: April 7, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: nine months after signing the contract in June 2024
Location: Ukraine and EU
Organizers: IZOLYATSIA Foundation in cooperation with Malý Berlín (Slovakia) and Trans Europe Halles (Sweden) with the financial support of the EU
Application: https://bit.ly/42PTv7V

Culture Helps: III wave grants for international cooperation projects

For whom: cultural organizations working with Ukrainian refugees
What’s offered: up to 40 000 EUR for the implementation of international partnership projects aimed at integrating people displaced by the war between Russia and Ukraine
Deadline: April 10, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: projects must be implemented from May 14 to November 30, 2024. Project reporting submission deadline: December 31, 2024
Location: Ukraine and Creative Europe countries
Organizers: Insha Osvita NGO and zusa (Berlin)
Application: https://bit.ly/49ntejP

Creative Europe: Innovation Labs

For whom: Ukrainian organizations (IT companies, startups, business incubators, accelerators, audiovisual, cultural, or creative organizations, etc.) that are legal entities (or individual entrepreneurs) and officially registered in Ukraine for over two years
What’s offered: implement a project that promotes innovation in creating and disseminating cultural content (e.g., digitize rare folklore works, stage a theater performance with digital avatars, create an exhibition with augmented reality elements, design a museum with natural conditioning, etc.); a grant covering 70% of project costs
Deadline: April 25, 2024, 18:00 (Kyiv time)
Dates: up to two years after October 2024
Location: Ukraine and EU
Organizers: European Education and Culture Executive Agency under the Creative Europe program
Application: through EU login
Instructions: https://bit.ly/48wkUNG


Open call for the Pact Zollverein residency

For whom: dancers, choreographers, performers, media artists, visual artists working with installation, video art, cinema, music, audio art, science, urbanism, technology, and architecture
What’s offered: residency from three to six weeks, free accommodation and studio, travel expenses, technical support
Deadline: February 29, 2024, 23:59 (CET)
Dates: August–December 2024 (results announced at the end of April 2024)
Location: Germany
Organizer(s): Pact Zollverein (Performing Arts Choreographic Center NRW Tanzlandschaft Ruhr)
Application: https://bit.ly/4bVlW8O

Translation scholarship from the Goethe-Institut

For whom: professional translators of literary fiction
What’s offered: continue work on translation (with a publishing contract), preferably German-language literary fiction; scholarship of 1,500 EUR, food subsidy of 250 EUR, free accommodation from partners, travel expenses
Deadline: March 8, 2024
Dates: from six to eight weeks from April to November 2024
Location: Germany
Organizers: Goethe-Institut, in cooperation with Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S and the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony (Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen)
Application: on the Goethe-Institut platform

Media Blend: hackathon for media professionals

For whom: Ukrainian media professionals (freelance journalists, small editorial teams, media startups) who want to present their own project idea about freedom of speech to the world
What’s offered: participation in a three-day media hackathon, assistance in developing a media project, networking with international media startups, the opportunity to win 5 000 EUR to implement your idea, invitation to the IPI World Congress and Media Innovation Festival 2024
Deadline: March 10, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: May 19–21
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo
Organizers: International Press Institute
Application: https://bit.ly/49nBv7A

Pina Bausch Fellowships for dancers and choreographers

For whom: dancers, choreographers with an academic degree or at least two years of experience in dance and proficiency in English
What’s offered: implement a choreographic project that promotes your professional growth without the need to create a new work; monthly stipend from 1 000 to 2 500 EUR (depending on the amount of work), two trips to Wuppertal, collaboration (online, offline, or hybrid), and mentoring
Deadline: March 15, 2024, 12:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: three months between September 2024 and August 2025
Location: Germany, Wuppertal
Organizers: Pina Bausch Foundation
Application: https://bit.ly/49jQejz

CAS Sofia and New Europe College scholarships for researchers

For whom: Ukrainian researchers with a PhD in humanities or social sciences, living in cities affected by the Russian invasion and proficient in English
What’s offered: work on their own research at the New Europe College in Bucharest (Romania) or the Centre for Advanced Studies in Sofia (Bulgaria); monthly stipend of 850 EUR, free accommodation and travel expenses, access to library and electronic resources, the opportunity to publish their work on an international academic platform, seminars, and networking
Deadline: March 31, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: 10 months from October 2024 to March 2025
Location: Bulgaria, Sofia or Romania, Bucharest
Organizers: The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia, New Europe College
Application: https://bit.ly/3wfvYkz

Gerda Henkel scholarships for science

For whom: researchers with Ukrainian citizenship, PhD in humanities or social sciences, international research experience, and proficiency in English
What’s offered: work on their own research at the Centre for Advanced Studies in Sofia, monthly stipend of 850 EUR (additional 100 EUR/month for research), free accommodation, 800 EUR for round-trip tickets, access to library and electronic resources, 1200 EUR for research trips abroad
Deadline: March 31, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: five months in the winter (October 1, 2024 – February 28, 2025) or summer (March 1 – July 31, 2025) semester
Location: Bulgaria, Sofia
Organizers: The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia
Application: https://bit.ly/3wgHwEc

Open Call for the Third Taoyuan International Art Award

For whom: artists and groups working in various genres and media, of any age and nationality
What’s offered: Grand Prize — 600 000 TWD (approximately 17 500 EUR), trophy, award certificate, and five albums; Honorable Mention — 200 000 TWD (approximately 5 850 EUR), trophy, certificate, and five albums; Sojourn Award — subsidy of 350 000 TWD (approximately 10 250 EUR) for a tour abroad for the participant from Taiwan, trophy, certificate, and three albums; Selected Award — certificate and three albums
Deadline: April 26, 2024
Dates: announcement of results — June 2024, exhibition — March 2025
Location: Taiwan (Republic of China), Taoyuan
Organizers: Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts (TMoFA)
Application: on the tmofa-tiaa.com website

Future Ukraine: grants for Ukrainian Master's students and researchers

For whom: master's students, doctoral candidates, researchers, university lecturers, and professors with Ukrainian citizenship or a document issued before February 24, 2022; officially enrolled or employed at a Ukrainian university or research institution; have a research project related to any field (specific requirements apply to medicine, veterinary medicine, or dentistry); proficient in German or English with a certificate to confirm it
What’s offered: opportunity to work on their own research project; monthly stipend (934 EUR for master's students, 1 300 EUR for doctoral candidates, 2 000 EUR for postdoctoral researchers, 2 150 EUR for researchers with a doctoral degree and university lecturers, and 2 300 EUR for professors); reimbursement of travel expenses to and from Germany, health insurance, additional payments for disability or chronic illnesses
Deadline: May 31, 2024, 23:59
Dates: from one to six months
Location: Germany
Organizers: DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)
Application: https://bit.ly/3ULsOzq

European Solidarity Corps: individual volunteering

For whom: individuals aged 18 to 30 residing in EU or program partner countries
What’s offered: opportunity to volunteer on projects of interest (possible themes: inclusion, disaster prevention, integration of refugees and migrants, environmental protection, culture, sports, etc.); coverage of travel expenses, accommodation, language learning, and pocket money
Deadline: December 31, 2024, 23:59 (Kyiv time)
Dates: from two to twelve months
Location: EU and program partner countries
Organizers: European Commission
Application: through EU login

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