Creative Europe - Cross Sectoral Strand

Creative Europe is the new framework programme for the cultural and creative sectors for 2014-2020. The programme will target the needs of the cultural and creative sectors, particularly in terms of promoting jobs and growth potential, and will promote cultural and linguistic diversity.

A total budget of €1.46 billion is proposed for 2014-2020. 15% of the overall budget will be available to the cross-sectoral strand.

Creative Europe Desks - grants will be awarded without a call for proposals on the basis of article 190.d) RAP. Indicative budget: €5.4 million

Support to Presidency conferences - grants will be awarded without a call for proposals on the basis of article 190.c) RAP. Indicative budget: Greek Presidency: €200,000; Italian Presidency: €200,000

Benchmarking on cultural diversity in cultural institutions - Indicative budget: €500,000

Cultural and Creative Sectors Guarantee Facility - €121 million guarantee initiative to support SMEs in the cultural and creative sectors via financial institutions.

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