funding

There are several possibilities to seek European funding. The Creative Europe programme is the main reference for most when starting to seek project support for European cooperation.

But there are also other funding possibilities, such as specific mobility funds, Erasmus funds, etc. Live DMA identified the opportunities that can be relevant for live music professionals working in national or regional associations, venues, clubs, and festivals.

Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is the EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2021-2027. Based on projects of high quality and inclusive education and training, as well as informal and non-formal learning, in order to ultimately equip young people and participants of all ages with...

Interreg: European Territorial Cooperation – example of DEMO project

Interreg is a programme of cooperation between territories developed with the support of the structural fund ‘European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)’. The programme started 25 years ago and it has for goal to reduce the disparities between European regions, through common projects and cooperation between trans-border regions. Interreg works...

EU funding programme: Creative Europe

The Creative Europe programme aims to support the European audiovisual, cultural and creative sectors. It is the first EU programme with budget and funds for the cultural and audiovisual sector. Indeed, Creative Europe contains three sub-programmes: one dedicated to the Media sector, one dedicated to Culture and one cross-sectoral...

Guarantee Facility by the European Investment Fund

The Guarantee Facility is a loan programme developed by the European Investment Fund. It is aimed at SMEs and entrepreneurs from the Cultural and Creative sectors in order for them to facilitate their access to banking loans. The EU vouches for this loan so the bank has more chance...

Mobility programme: i-Portunus

Are you an artist, creator or cultural professional looking for international collaborations, to go abroad for your professional development, to find new audiences, to present your work, to co-produce or co-create with others? Are you a well-established artist, or a cultural organisation willing to host artists or cultural professionals,...