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01 · 07 · 2022

Applications for CULTURcivic’s Grassroots Projects Grants Is Now Open!

Initiated by Goethe-Institut IstanbulAnadolu KültürIstanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV)Institut français de Turquieand Danish Cultural Institute in Turkey, and in collaboration with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Turkey, CultureCIVIC is a European Union project that aims to foster civil society involvement in the field of arts and culture. With its complementing Grants and Capacity-Building Programmes operating on a dual-axis, the project is set to provide funding for over 200 projects by March 2025 through 14 open calls in four different need-based grant categories.


Grassroots Projects Grants

As the third grant from CULTUREcivic, the grant is designed to reach individuals and initiatives that have an impact on local communities and audiences. The Grassroots Projects Grants aim to provide comprehensive and flexible funding for cultural projects that focus on social issues and encourage dialogue. Civil society organisations, initiatives, and all individuals who want to produce projects with a non-profit mindset can apply. While an application can be made with a co-applicant and/or affiliate, applicants are expected to document their activities in the field of culture and arts for at least 2 years. Projects eligible for funding include workshops, seminars, symposiums, concerts, performances, theatre productions, educational programmes in all fields of art, journalistic work and documentaries, collections and archiving projects as well as film productions.



Applications for the third open call of the Grassroots Projects Grants, which supports culture and arts projects that respond to the needs of local communities, will start on Friday, 1 July 2022 and will end on Monday, 1 August 2022, at 18.00.


For further information, FAQ, or access to the application portal, please visit CULTUREcivic’s website here.