Creative Europe - Culture

The Cultural Strand of the Creative Europe programme targets the needs of the cultural sector across Europe by supporting transnational cooperation projects, European networks, literary translation and European platforms. In particular, it will promote jobs and growth potential, and cultural and linguistic diversity.

The proposed budget for the Culture Strand is €500 million for 2014-2020.

Grant amounts are as follows:

Transnational Cooperation

  • Small cooperation projects - grants of up to €200,000 for up to 60% of eligible costs.
  • Large cooperation projects - grants of up to €2 million, for up to 50% of eligible costs.

The maximum duration of cooperation projects is 48 months.

European Networks

The network scheme is implemented through framework partnership agreements to be signed in:

  • 2014 (for 3 years)
  • 2017 (for 4 years)

The maximum grant per specific agreement awarded under the framework partnership agreement will be €250,000 per year for up to 80% of eligible costs.

European Platforms

The platform scheme will be implemented through framework partnership agreements to be signed in:

  • 2014 (for 3 years)
  • 2015 (for 2 years)
  • 2017 (for 4 years)

The maximum grant per specific agreement awarded under the framework partnership agreement will be €500,000 per year for up to 80% of eligible costs.

Literary Translation Projects

Two categories of support are available:

  • Category 1 – Two year projects - every year up to 2020, two year projects for which the maximum grant per project is €100,000 for up to 50% of eligible costs.
  • Category 2 – Framework partnership agreements - Calls published in December 2013 (3 year agreement) and in November 2016 (4 year agreement). The maximum grant per specific agreement awarded under the framework partnership agreement will be €100,000 per year for up to 50% of eligible costs.
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