Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Open Society Institute's ACNP Grants

The Open Society Institute's Arts and Culture Network Program (ACNP) makes grants to individuals and organizations to support projects that draw on the power of culture, in particular artistic and expressive culture, to help build and maintain open societies.

Grants are awarded in three program areas:
1. Enhancing Collaborative Practices: Professional Development - Collaborative Artistic Production
2. Developing Public Cultural Spaces: Capacity-Building - Public Cultural Events
3. Roma Cultural Program: Professional Development - Individual or Collaborative Artistic Production - Capacity-Building - Public Cultural Events

Enhancing Collaborative Practices and Developing Public Cultural Spaces support projects that include activities in one or more of the following countries:
Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

The Roma Cultural Program supports projects that include activities in one or more of the following countries:
Afghanistan, Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Preference will be given to applicants based in these countries, although partners or collaborators in other countries may be included as participants in grant-supported activities. Applications will be reviewed approximately every two months, and applicants will be notified of ACNP’s funding decision within one month of review. Applicants will be advised of the anticipated notification date upon submission of an application. Applications must be submitted electronically, in English or Russian, on the downloadable Application Form available at

Rita Bakradze
Program CoordinatorArts and Culture Network Program
Open Society Institute Budapest
H-1051 Budapest, Oktober 6. utca 12.
Phone: +36 1 3273100
Fax: +36 1 3273121

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