Closed Call: Culture in Defiance

Please note that the call for proposals is now closed. The deadline for proposals was 28 February 2014. 

The call: Culture in Defiance welcomed project proposals for cultural initiatives that strive for positive change and whose impact lies in creating opportunities of freedom of speech and thought. The call aimed at focusing on promoting art and culture that seek to re-imagine possibilities by creating a space for dialogue, critical thought and impact. The call targeted projects situated in areas subjected to censorship, conflict or oppression.  

The Programme Committee will evaluate all submitted application proposals sent in within the stated deadline for the call (28 February) according to the following criteria: Quality, Social/Developmental Relevance, Innovation, and Cost. 

Projects related to: development, scripting, production and post-production of short and full-length documentary, animation, experimental and feature films, as well as research and writing of literary works, novels, short stories, poetry and biographies will not be supported by Culture in Defiance call. 

Please note that the processing time of the submitted proposals is approximately 4 months after the proposal deadline. Therefore we expect to inform all applicants of our decision by August 2014 latest.

More information about the Culture in Defiance Call: 

The Prince Claus Fund believes that culture has the power to stimulate change. Arts and cultural expression are powerful engines for nonviolent resistance and open dialogue, where artists and critical thinkers are important witnesses in the conflicts of todayand can raise awareness about the need for development and peace.

The Culture in Defiance call is aimed at projects that strive for positive change. Their impact lies in creating opportunities of freedom of speech and thought. It is focused on promoting art and culture that seek to re-imagine possibilities, by creating a space for dialogue, critical thinking and impact in their societies. For projects situated in areas subjected due to censorship, conflict or oppression.

The Prince Claus Fund supports through this call projects that strive for transformation of different realities. It seeks creative and innovative ideas that promote equality and opportunity. 

The proposed call fits with the Fund’s theme Culture and Conflict

The Prince Claus Fund supports projects with an average grant of 15.000 Euros.

The deadline for the submission of projects was 28 February 2014 23:59 CET. Only applications received before the deadline will be considered.

See the 'About the Applications' page for more information about the current call. (Examples of past projects funded by the Prince Claus Fund can be found on the right hand side of the page under 'Examples and application form'.) 

The Prince Claus Fund does not provide support:

·       The development, scripting, production and post-production of short and full-length documentary, animation, experimental, or feature films

·       Research and writing of literary works, novels, short stories, poetry, or biographies

·       Scholarships

·       Infrastructural costs

Timeline Culture in Defiance

Opening of call 28 November, 2013

Closing of call 28 February, 2014

International advisory board meeting 8 -9 May 2014

Notifications of Grantees mid-August 2014

Closed Call: Culture in Defiance

"The deadline for applying to this call was 28 February 2014"

Closed Call: Culture in Defiance

 
 
 
 

Closed Call: Culture in Defiance

Please note that the call for proposals is now closed. The deadline for proposals was 28 February 2014.  The call: Culture in Defiance welcomed project proposals for cultural initiatives that strive for positive change and whose impact lies in creating opportunities of freedom of speech and thought. The call aimed at focusing on promoting art and culture that seek to re-imagine possibilities...