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EEA and Norway Grants – Contemporary Arts – Open Call for Proposals

The Czech Ministry of Finance, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, Arts Council Norway and the Icelandic Centre for Research, has announced an open call for proposals for contemporary art projects that address current social challenges, such as racism and xenophobia, opening intercultural dialogue and connecting art and education.

The call is open to all who are planning unique cultural and creative activities taking place in the Czech Republic from autumn 2020. Projects can have a duration of up to 24 months. The call will make available a total of 77 100 000 Kč (approximately € 3,000,000). The maximum amount for each project will be 5 140 000 Kč (approximately € 200,000).

Eligible applicants are any entity (public or private, NGO, commercial or non-commercial) established as a legal person or an active international organisation in the Czech Republic.

Questions regarding the content of the application and queries for project intent consultations can be sent via email to the Ministry of Culture as the expert partner in the programme at Technical questions (e.g. eligibility of expenditures, co-financing, indicators, etc.) can be sent via email to the Ministry of Finance as the programme operator at

Interested potential applicants can participate in the seminar for applicants to be held in Prague on 16 January 2020. The seminar will be conducted in the Czech language. Registration

The deadline for submission of applications is 16 March 2020.

Detailed information and guidelines for applicants