Europe - Funding resources

Here You can find useful links to find out how to get funding for your artwork in Europe.

Mobility of artists and cultural professional

Culture Moves Europe’s first call for individual mobility targets artists and cultural professionals working in the following sectors: music, literary translation, architecture, cultural heritage, design and fashion design, visual arts and performing arts. It offers mobility grants for applicants legally residing in a country that participates in the Creative Europe Programme and travelling to another Creative Europe country.


STARTS is an initiative of the European Commission that aims to connect technology and artistic practice in the best possible way. As part of this initiative, STARTS residencies support the most promising collaborations and the STARTS Prize recognizes the most impressive results in creativity and innovation at the interface of science, technology and art. STARTS is made possible through various funding models from the European Commission.

Culture Moves Europe Mobility for artists and professionals

Culture Moves Europe is a scheme that supports the mobility of artists, creators, and cultural professionals. It is part of Creative Europe’s Culture strand.

Strabag Award

The STRABAG Kunstforum is at the service of international art promotion with the implementation of the STRABAG Artaward International, exhibition activities in the STRABAG Artlounge and the development and supervision of the permanently presented STRABAG Artcollection at over 60 office locations throughout Europe.


Find calls for funding in the cultural and creative sectors


In 2020 the Culture of Solidarity Fund was launched to support cultural initiatives that, in the midst of turmoil and crisis, reinforce European solidarity and the idea of Europe as a shared public space. Since then we have launched 7 editions ranging from supporting cultural actors in the Corona crisis, regional and thematic editions, to dedicated Ukraine editions.


The 2021-2027 Erasmus+ is more inclusive, more digital, and more green. It has opportunities for all ages, and more choice for organizations.
Erasmus+ is a very wide programme, covering a diverse range of actions. How you can take part depends broadly on two factors:
+ if you are applying by yourself or on behalf of an organization
+ in which country you or your organization is based
This page contains a general overview of how to take part. You will need to check the specific action that you are interested in to see the criteria you should meet.