can apply for a grant?
Individuals or small
groups of artists.
You can apply if
are an artist or cultural presenter with specialized training in the relevant
field; have at least 2 years' practice and a record of achievement in the
are a citizen or long-term resident (minimum 5 years' residence) in one of
the European countries listed below:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France,
Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the
Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden,
Switzerland, Turkey, the former Yugoslavia.
Regarding the other criteria and conditions please refer to the guidelines
contained in the Application Forms and Eligibility Requirements.
Why are applicants from the countries of the
Former Soviet Union not included in the
The current resources of the Association are not sufficient to include the
countries of the Former Soviet Union.
What kinds of projects can be applied for in
The types of projects are listed on the Schedule of
Current Grants Programmes and outlined in the Application forms.
Grants for other art forms and activities listed under Grant Programmes will be scheduled in the
coming years. They will be announced on this website.
What kinds of projects are excluded from the
i. Capital projects (relating to buildings
ii. Establishment and running costs of new
and existing organizations, institutions and cultural venues are outside the
scope of the Association's grants.
How are successful applications selected?
The applications are processed in four stages:
1. Applications are screened by the
Secretariat for eligibility and compliance with application guidelines,
including taking-up of references.
2. Shortlisted applications are submitted
to expert advisers in the relevant fields for their opinion.
3. Recommendations by expert advisers are
reviewed by a Selection Committee.
4. The Selection Committee recommendations
are validated by the Board of the Association.
How long does it take before the grants are
Three months from the application closing date.
What is the value of individual grants?
The range of grants for each grant programme is specified in the application forms.
Who is funding the grants of the European
Foundation for Jewish Culture?
The grants are funded by a private charitable endowment fund. In the first
year of its existence, the Association also benefitted from a grant of the
European Commission Culture 2000 programme. It is hoped that additional new
funders will contribute to the grant programmes in the future.
Eligibility Requirements/Questions and Answers