About the programme

Creative Europe is the European Commission's programme for providing support to the cultural and audiovisual sectors.

Following on from the previous Creative Europe programme, Creative Europe will keep supporting the European cultural and creative sectors for the period 2021-2027.

The Programme builds on and continues the structure of the previous programme with 3 strands:

  • Culture covers the cultural and creative sectors, with the exception of the audiovisual sector
  • MEDIA covers the audiovisual sector
  • Cross-sectoral strand covers activities across all cultural and creative sectors

Programme website


Funding opportunities

Calls for proposal

Check the open and upcoming calls for proposal under the Creative Europe programme:

See calls for proposal

How to apply

Learn how to propose a project, and how the project selection process works.

Calls for tender

Check the open and upcoming calls for tender related to the Creative Europe programme.

Impact and performance

Funded projects and results

Budget and performance

Includes performance highlights, key performance indicators, and the performance framework and assessment.

Programme features

  • Management mode

    Direct and indirect management

  • Climate contribution

    No target set in the legal basis

  • MFF heading

    Cohesion, Resilience and Values

  • Total budget 2021-2027

    € 2.53 billion (current prices)

  • Cluster

    Investing in People, Social Cohesion and Values



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