Creativity – the new EU buzzword after innovation?

Creativity: a smart investment in times of austerity Is ‘creativity’ the new ‘innovation’? Commissioner  Vassiliou‘s Vilnius speech and the emerging trend towards ‘creativity and growth’ During her speech on 1 October in Vilnius, Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, focussed on three points: culture has both a social and an economic dimension cultural stakeholders – private, public and governmental – …

EU Funding for Culture: The New Programme Explained in 5 Steps

From Culture 2007-2013 to “Creative Europe”: new sectors, new focus, new mechanisms With the last calls for ‘Culture 2007-2013’ closed, cultural and creative industry organisations are all awaiting the launch of “Creative Europe”,for the new framework programme for culture:. “Creative Europe”. This article gives an overview of this new programme, describes its funding priorities, and gives some pointers for organisations …

How to apply for EU Culture Funds

Supporting EU Culture Applications: From Idea to Project

How to create a convincing proposal for the EU Culture Programme – and manage the project once the application has been successful. A presentation held at the Danish Cultural Institute, Brussels on 17 June 2013. Where can I find out more? The DaVinci Institute offers regular briefings, training and tailored consulting on European culture funding programmes. Please get in touch …