East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) Small Grants Programme

East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) Small Grants Programme

Deadline: June 30, 2016

The East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) Small Grants Programme is designed to support the innovation, creativity and professional development of individual artists, curators, academics, artistic groups and organizations working in the contemporary dance, theatre and wider performing arts field in 18 EEPAP countries. The artistic projects may include the development, completion, production or presentation of new work or additional funding of existing ongoing artistic residence programmes or productions.

Grant

  • Six small grants will be awarded. The selected projects will be supported with the sum of 1000 Euros.
  • The grant should be used to cover travel and accommodation expenses for an arts professional invited to contribute to an artistic project by an organisation, institution or group.

Eligibility

  • Applications must be made by governmental or non-profit organizations and institutions, independent artistic groups or companies active in performing arts;
  • One organisation, institution or group can submit only one project;
  • Both the arts professional and the organization have to be based in EEPAP countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Moldova, Georgia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Croatia;
  • The project should be an international cooperation – the invited arts professional and the inviting entity must be based in 2 different countries from the list above;
  • The project must be presented publicly at least once;
  • The grant should be used to cover travel and accommodation expenses for the invited arts professional – flight, train or bus tickets, per diem, accommodation;
  • The grant cannot be used to purchase fixed assets;
  • Production of the selected projects must start in 2016 and be publicly presented until June 2017.
    The funding will be transferred to the grant winners in 2016.

Selection Process

  • Evaluation of the applications and awards will be made by EEPAP experts and curators on a peer review panel;
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered;
  • The final selection will be published on the EEPAP web page by July 15, 2016.

Application Process

An application should include:

  • A short description of the project – up to 6000 characters;
  • The art professional’s CV or portfolio or a link to their profile on the EEPAP website;
  • Information about the applying organization or a link to their profile on the EEPAP website;
  • A letter of intent or a different document confirming the present/future collaboration between the invited arts professional and the inviting entity;
  • Budget calculation and purpose of funding
  • All documents should be in English;
  • Applications should be submitted until June 30, 2016 by email to eepap@iam.pl.

For more information, visit EEPAP Small Grant Programme.

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