Within the Programme will be implemented “soft” projects, aiming at broadening the cultural offer and diversity of presented artistic events, implemented within the partnership projects with Polish institutions and institutions from Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. The Programme will be implemented in cooperation between Ministry Of Culture and National Heritage and Arts Council Norway with the support of the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage.
Projects must fall within one of the four thematic areas:
artistic and cultural education
cultural heritage, including tangible and intangible cultural heritage as well as literature and archives
music and stage arts
fine and visual arts
Types of projects eligible for co-financing within the call:
organisation of artistic events
supporting cooperation and exchange of artists and artistic and cooperation of schools and universities,
collaboration of experts in the field of cultural heritage,
inter-institutional cooperation between cultural institutions and archives.
The support will be directed among others to:
local government units
artistic schools and universities
non-governmental organisations active in the field of culture
The allocation of the Programme amounts to EUR 11 111 111, and the grant rate for projects within the Programme amounts up to 90%of total eligible expenditures of the project. Within the Programme, 70% of the allocation from the funds for projects implementation will be spent on support of large projects and 30% of the allocation - on support of small cultural exchange projects. Grant rate for small projects will be from 50 thousand euro to 150 thousand euroand for large projects from above 150 thousand euro to 1 million euro.
We kindly inform that within the Programme "Promotion of Diversity in Culture and Arts within European Cultural Heritage" under EEA Grants 2009-2014 two planned calls for proposals were announced - 1st in 2012 and 2nd in 2013 and due to this the whole allocation for the re-granting of projects within the Programme has been distributed.
With regards to this, no additional calls to the Programme are planned in 2014-2016.