Creative Europe is the European Commission’s framework programme for support to the culture and audiovisual sectors. Following on from the previous Culture Programme and MEDIA programme, Creative Europe, with a budget of €1.46 billion (9% higher than its predecessors), will support Europe’s cultural and creative sectors.
Culture sector initiatives, such as those promoting cross-border cooperation, platforms, networking, and literary translation.
Audiovisual sector initiatives, such as those promoting the development, distribution, or access to audiovisual works.
A cross-sectoral strand, including a Guarantee Facility and transnational policy cooperation.
Who can take part
The Creative Europe programme is open to cultural and creative organisations from EU Member States, as well as non-EU countries. Subject to certain conditions EEA (European Economic Area), candidate/potential candidate and ENP (European Neighbourhood Policy) countries can also participate in the programme on an equal footing with Member States.
More information on eligible countries can be found in the table on non-EU countries, as well as in the guidelines of each specific call for proposals.
How you can apply
Organisations interested in applying for opportunities can find out more in the individual pages for: Culture sector opportunities; Audiovisual sector opportunities; The cross-sectoral strand. More detailed information on the application process and the results of previous calls are available on the website of the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).