The Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône, France has opened a special mobility funding line for Euro-Mediterranean artistic and cultural mobility.
The Fund establishes partnerships with mobility funders. These funders contribute to the General Fund or define a specific mobility funding line.
The General Fund
The General Fund is open to all requests for grants that respect the eligibility criteria of the Fund, whatever the destination of travel, the artistic discipline or the direction of mobility. The General Fund functions on an annual basis which means that candidates can apply for the first session of the year (generally in February or March), and to the other sessions in May and September depending on the funding available. If all the mobility funding has been allocated, you must wait until the following year to apply.
Special funding lines:
The Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône, France has opened a special mobility funding line for Euro-Mediterranean artistic and cultural mobility from or to the County of the Bouches du Rhône and the cities or regions with which it has cooperation agreements: Algiers (Algeria), Gyumri (Armenia), the Region of Barcelona (Spain), the City of Haïfa (Israel), the Province of Genova (Italy), the City of Marrakech (Morocco), the City of Bethlehem (Palestine) and the City of Tunis (Tunisia).
A special mobility funding line has also been opened by Marseille-Provence 2013 that allocates grants to applications presenting the following criteria :
- Projects must be linked to the Marseille-Provence 2013 project and/or the area of Marseille-Provence 2013 (which extends from Arles to La Ciotat through the Pays d’Aix.)
Priority is given to the following directions of mobility:
- From a country on the South or East coasts of the Mediterranean to another country of the same geographical zone
- Form a country on the South or East coasts of the Mediterranean to a European country, preferably other than France
- Only in exceptional cases will mobility from a European country to a country on the South or East coasts be considered.
- The same applies for mobility linked to countries of the Arabian Gulf.
(Download the press release).
A special mobility funding line has also been opened by Guimaraes, European capital of Culture 2012 for 2011 and 2012 for applications from or to Guimaraes, Portugal. Priority is given to request for travel grants in order to take part in an artistic residency in one of the following areas : music, performing arts, cinema, visual arts, design and architecture (download the press release).
Directions of mobility are considered as follows:
South Zone: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Jordan, Syria, Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Turkey, and the countries of the Arabian gulf, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen
East Zone: Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Rumania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Armenia, Moldavia.
North Zone: Northern Europe: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and Sweden, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway. South of Europe: Cyprus, Spain, Greece, Italy, Malta, and Portugal
Deadline for receiving applications: 25/03/2011
Deadline for receiving applications: 22/04/2011
Deadline for receiving applications: 26/08/2011
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