Sector News: Grants &Opportunities

“Those who dare seek shall find what they are seeking.”

Here we dared to collect some of the relevant opportunities, internships and grants in Europe. Check it out ⬇ ⬇ ⬇

Lecturer in Performing Arts (University of Derby, UK)

Deadline: 03 September 2020



Aerowaves Twenty

(Exposure for your work, Promotional Opportunities, chance to be selected to perform your work at Spring Forward Festival which will take place in Elefsina, Greece from 6-9 May 2021

Deadline: 16 September 2020


CROSS Award (Italy)

The call is open to individual artists, professionals and companies. The project must be submitted as a production that can be developed during the different phases of the residency and that could include multiple expressive practices at the same time. For this edition will be selected 5 projects for a 15-day residence in Verbania (Italy) with a fee for the production of € 2.000,00 each.

Deadline: 15 September 2020


Call for Applications from Nordic and Baltic artists

Skaftfell is pleased to announce that we are able to offer three 2-month residency grants in 2021, courtesy of the Nordic Baltic Mobility Programme. These grants are available for artists from Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and Åland. Artists already based in Iceland are not eligible, as the program intends to foster the mobility of artists between the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Deadline: 15 August 2020


Performing Arts Residency - Visegrad Fund

Performing Arts Residencies support contemporary theater and dance in Central Europe by providing opportunities to host artists and companies from/in V4 countries.

Deadline: 15 October 2020


Download Complete Guide to 2020 Artist Grants & Opportunities >

You can also check out new opportunities as they are published by bookmarking these websites:

Artwork Archive | Call for Entry

Free to peruse, we feature everything from dream residencies and life-changing grants, to fun festivals, art business workshops, and competitions for some extra cash. We make it easy to search, too! Filter by opportunity type, location, event dates, eligibility, and more to find exactly what your art practice needs to flourish.


While you may know this site for its wide array of calls for shows, exhibitions, and residencies, this site also boasts a collection of grants and awards. Search through the listings at no cost which covers all the need-to-know details for applying, including entry deadline, fees, location eligibility, and more.

The Art Guide

Not sure if you want to apply through a third party, Art Guide is the free artist opportunity site for you. This call for entries website allows you to apply directly to the organization offering the grant. The list is updated daily so there'll always be a great new opportunity to pursue.

Formerly Artist Opportunity Monthly, all you need to do is sign up with your email and they send you thoroughly screened opportunities every month, including grants. AOM prides itself on ensuring each opportunity is worthwhile. A more comprehensive monthly list is offered at $5 a year.

Another site you may have heard of is According to their website, it is “the largest and most respected source for artists seeking income and exhibition opportunities.” The site may cost you a subscription fee of $20 a year to view the majority of its opportunities, but you can still browse many grants listed for free on their homepage and the @ArtDeadline Twitter account.

Curator Space

CuratorSpace is a project management toolkit for curators, organizers, galleries, and artists. It is designed to take the hassle out of managing exhibitions, competitions, fairs, and a whole lot more. Plus, they are a great site for finding art opportunities worldwide!

Re-title is a service for professional contemporary artists searching for opportunities, such as competitions, exhibitions, residencies, etc. A site for international contemporary art, this is another great site to find opportunities around the world! There’s even a map you can click on to search opportunities regionally and world clocks at the top of their site so you can submit applications on time!

Res Artist is a Worldwide Network of Arts Residencies from around the globe. The network comprises more than 700 vetted members in over 85 countries. They aim to support and connect residencies, engage and advocate the importance of residencies in today’s society by providing artists with resources and upcoming residency information. 

We will be updating this list throughout the year, so don’t forget to check back and let us know if you have an opportunity that should be considered!

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