Grants for cultural operators based in Ukraine and EU for the implementation of joint projects that promote cultural and creative exchanges between Ukraine and the EU, and / or result in the development of original cultural products.
Differently-sized grants are available:
This category is only open to (informal) partnerships of organisations located in Ukraine and the EU, and not to individual.

The project should involve Ukraine and at least one EU member state.

Project duration
€ 20,000
up to
for medium projects
€ 50,000
up to
for big projects
Audiovisual (including film, television, and multimedia)
Libraries and museums
Visual arts
Creative hubs and cooperation platforms
Tangible and intangible cultural heritage
Media (including radio, TV and online-media)
Performing arts
Projects should address at least one of the following objectives:
Raising awareness of the importance of culture for economic development and social cohesion
Developing the knowledge and capacity of operators working in the cultural and creative sectors
Stimulating greater participation in cultural activities by the general public
Engaging under-represented or marginalised groups in cultural activity
Encouraging cooperation between civil society organisations (CSOs), public sector organisations and private sector organisations operating in the cultural and creative sectors
Exploring diversity and promoting intercultural dialogue through cultural activity
Attention: Grants will be paid on the basis of an 80% advance with the balance payable on submission and approval of a satisfactory final report.
Projects may be financed up to 100% using the programme funds, however co-funding of up to 30% will be encouraged and such applications will be scored more highly.
The programme cannot be used to access funds to satisfy co-funding requirements for other EU programmes, e.g. Creative Europe.
ELIGIBILITYProject submission is open to (informal) associations of organisations from Ukraine and the EU, in particular civil society organisations, public sector organisations and private organisations (including for-profit organisations) operating in the cultural and creative sectors.

One partner is responsible for submission of the application on behalf of all organisations who wish to collaborate on the project. Subsequently, the applicant partner will bear responsibility for signing and adhering to all terms of the agreement, including project financial accounting and reporting.
Applicants must have appropriate legal status to receive charitable grants

The call for International Cooperation Projects is now opened until 31 January 2019 (18:00 Kyiv time)

To submit your application, please register at this online portal, fill out the application form online and attach all supporting documents.

Download a detailed description of the terms of participation in order to learn about the evaluation criteria and other provisions of this category of grant.

Each organisation can submit only one application for this type of grant in each call.

Acquaint yourself with the content of the application form and budget template by downloading copies of these at the hyperlinks or at the bottom of the page.

Timeline of calls for 2018
First Call
First Call
22/11/2017 - Opening the call
29/01/2018 - Deadline for applications
15/03/2018 - Notification of results
01/04/2018 - Earliest start date of projects
15/06/2018 - Latest start date of projects
15/03/2019 - Deadline for completion of projects
Second Call
Second Call
Mobilities only
Third Call
Third Call
14/05/2018 - Opening the call
12/07/2018 - Deadline for applications
17/09/2018 - Notification of results
08/10/2018 - Earliest start date of projects
17/12/2018 - Latest start date of projects
17/12/2019 - Deadline for completion of projects
Fourth Call
Fourth Call
Mobilities only
Fifth Call
Fifth Call
20/11/2018 - Opening the call
31/01/2019 - Deadline for applications
18/03/2019 - Notification of results
02/04/2019 - Earliest start date of projects
17/06/2019 - Latest start date of projects
18/03/2020 - Deadline for completion of projects
Sixth Call
Sixth Call
Mobilities only
The project is funded by the European Union