Creative Europe is the EU’s funding programme for providing support to the culture and audiovisual sectors.
Aims & Objectives
The Creative Europe programme’s aims are:
- to strengthen the transnational creation and circulation of European works and artists;
- to enhance the capacity of European cultural and creative sectors to nurture talents, to innovate, to prosper and to generate jobs and growth.
What does it support?
Creative Europe funds:
- CULTURE strand: initiatives promoting and enhancing artistic and cultural cooperation at European level
- MEDIA strand: actions encouraging the competitiveness, innovation and sustainability of the European audiovisual sector
- CROSS-SECTORAL strand: initiatives promoting innovative actions and collaboration across the audiovisual and cultural sectors
Who can apply?
Non-profit organisations, municipalities, associations, town councils, charities, foundations, etc.
The sectors funded may include architecture, archives, libraries and museums, artistic crafts, audiovisual (including film, television, video games and multimedia), tangible and intangible cultural heritage, design (including fashion design), festivals, music, literature, performing arts, (including theatre and dance), books and publishing, radio, and visual arts.
Why the EU funds art and creativity
Read more about EU policy on the topic of Arts, creativity and heritage.
€2,54 billion over 7 years.
Currently funded projects in Ireland
Creative Europe: Culture cooperation projects selected from 2014 to 2020
National Contact Point in Ireland
Creative Europe Ireland
Find open calls for Creative Europe.
Want to find out more?
Culture and Creativity European Commission
Twitter: Creative Europe
Twitter: The Creative Europe Desk Ireland - Culture Office
Twitter: Creative Europe Desk Ireland - Media
Facebook: Creative Europe