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Cultural organisations are given support for projects to work together across borders and to create and implement cultural and artistic activities.
The thrust of this strand is to help organisations, such as theatres, museums, professional associations, research centers, universities, cultural institutes and public authorities from different countries participating in the Programme to cooperate so that different sectors can work together and extend their cultural and artistic reach across borders.

This strand is divided into several categories, which are detailed below.

Strand 1.1: Multi-annual Cooperation Projects

Description: Foster multi-annual, trans-national cultural links by encouraging a minimum of six cultural operators from at least six eligible countries to cooperate and work within and across sectors to develop joint cultural activities.
Reference: The Programme Guide
Applications: Funding opportunities 2012
Responsible entity: EACEA
Projects duration:
Lasting from a minimum of 36 months to a maximum of 60 months.
Grant allocation: Funds of between a minimum of EUR 200.000 and a maximum of EUR 500.000 per year are available, but EU support is limited to a maximum of 50% of the total eligible cost. The funding is intended to help set up or extend the geographical reach of a project and make it sustainable beyond the funding period.

Strand 1.2.1: Cooperation Projects

Description: Actions shared by at least three cultural operators, working within and across sectors, from at least three eligible countries. Actions that explore means of long-term co-operation are especially targeted.
Reference: The Programme Guide
Applications: Funding opportunities 2012
Responsible entity: EACEA
Projects duration:
Maximum 24 months.
Grant allocation: Funds of between EUR 50.000 and EUR 200.000 are available, but EU support is limited to a maximum of 50% of the total eligible cost.

Strand 1.2.2: Literary Translation Projects

Description: Support for translation projects. EU support for Literary Translation is aimed at enhancing knowledge of the literature and literary heritage of fellow Europeans by way of promoting the circulation of literary works between countries. Publishing houses can be awarded grants for translations and publication of works of fiction from one European language into another European language.
Reference: The Programme Guide
Applications: Funding opportunities 2013
Responsible entity: EACEA
Projects duration:
Maximum 24 months.
Grant allocation: Funds of between EUR 2.000 and EUR 60.000 are available, but EU support is limited to a maximum of 50% of the total eligible cost.

Strand 1.3.5.: Cooperation Projects with Third Countries

Description: Support cultural cooperation projects aimed at cultural exchanges between the countries taking part in the Programme and Third Countries, which have concluded association or cooperation agreements with the EU, provided that the latter contain cultural clauses. Every year one or more Third Country(ies) is/are selected for that particular year. The country(ies) is/are indicated each year on the website of the Executive Agency.
The action must generate a concrete international cooperation dimension. The cooperation projects involve at least three cultural operators, from at least three eligible countries and cultural cooperation with at least one organisation from the selected Third Country and/or involve cultural activities carried out in the selected Third Country.
Reference The Programme Guide
Applications: Funding opportunities 2012
Responsible entity: EACEA
Projects duration:
Maximum 24 months.
Grant allocation: Funds of between EUR 50.000 and maximum EUR 200.000 are available, but EU support is limited to maximum 50% of the total eligible cost.

Strand 1.3.6.: Support to European cultural festivals

Description: Grants allocated by the European Union in this field aimed at promoting within the Festivals the circulation of cultural works by giving access to non-national European cultural works to the largest possible audience, promoting intercultural dialogue encouraging exchanges of experience through the mobility of European professionals in the cultural field.
Reference The Programme Guide
Applications: Funding opportunities 2012
Responsible entity: EACEA
Projects duration:
Maximum 12 months.
Grant allocation: The co-financing targets within the Festival only costs related to the European dimension of the action. The following costs are taken into account: Costs related to the presentation of European non national works, Travel and accommodation costs for professionals and amateurs accompanying a European non national work, Fees for artists performing in European non national works, Costs relating to the organisation of workshops between European professionals, Costs relating to the development, translation, printing and dissemination of the official catalogue and brochure, Communication costs. The grant is limited to a maximum of 100 000 EUR and to maximum 60 % of the total eligible costs

Strand 1.3.6.: Framework partnership (3 years) for European cultural festivals

Description: Grants allocated by the European Union in this field aimed at promoting within the Festivals the circulation of cultural works by giving access to non-national European cultural works to the largest possible audience, promoting intercultural dialogue encouraging exchanges of experience through the mobility of European professionals in the cultural field.
Reference The Programme Guide
Applications: Non applicable in 2012
Responsible entity: EACEA
Projects duration:
3 x 12 months
Grant allocation: The co-financing targets within the Festival only costs related to the European dimension of the action. The following costs are taken into account: Costs related to the presentation of European non national works, Travel and accommodation costs for professionals and amateurs accompanying a European non national work, Fees for artists performing in European non national works, Costs relating to the organisation of workshops between European professionals, Costs relating to the development, translation, printing and dissemination of the official catalogue and brochure, Communication costs. The grant is limited to maximum 100 000 EUR maximum per edition and to maximum 60 % of the total eligible costs.

 

 

 

 

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