The OPEN CALL "Support of INTERCULTURAL projects in North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Turkey" is officially open!
The Open Call aims to promote cross-cultural cooperation in North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Turkey.
The objective is to widely disperse support to a number of grassroots cultural initiatives across the countries and to promote their networking and cooperation.
Project “Regional Network for Cultural Diversity”
Call for applications 2022/2023
Open Call 3”Support of intercultural projects in five countries”
Announcement date: 15.11.2022
Regional Network for Cultural Diversity - READ is regional EU funded project, with aim to enable civil society actors to foster and contribute to intercultural tolerance and democratic values with particular focus on youth. The Project is implemented by Goethe-Institut Skopje together with its partner organizations: Association Krokodil (Serbia), Center for Balkan Cooperation- Loja (North Macedonia), Instituti I Librit dhe i Promocionit (Albania), Kalem Culture Association (Turkey) and Qendra Multimedia (Kosovo).
The project started on 01st of September, 2020 and will last till 31th of August, 2024. The available sub-grants budget is €150.000 in total for three rounds of calls in three years. For the third round of Call, the available budget is €45.000. Support of intercultural projects means awarding 15 small grants to CSOs from Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey.
The Open Call 3 “Support of intercultural projects in five countries”, aims to promote cross-cultural cooperation in the region. The purpose of this call is to promote literature, reading and cultural diversity. The objective is to widely disperse support to a number of grass-root cultural initiatives across the countries and to promote their networking and cooperation. Cooperation between at least two eligible countries will be considered as advantage.
Deadline for applying: 16th of January, 2023 till 23:59 CET
The maximum amount of support for this call is 3.000€ per grant.
The Action should cover costs related tо literary arts and artists, variety of other cultural and artistic initiatives including but not limited, music, theatre, audio and video production, multimedia and other initiatives promoting intercultural cooperation in the region.
All applications must be submitted electronically via the Goethe Application Portal-GAP in English language: https://gap-online.goethe.de/en-US/
Please select funding area: READ - Regional Network for Cultural Diversity - Intercultural projects III/22 with possibility to fulfill detailed description of the Project in local language – Albanian, Serbian, Macedonian or Turkish. All necessary documents for this call can be find on the GAP portal.
The applicants need to be:
Projects from youth organizations are encouraged in particular.
Only one application from each applicant will be considered.
Any questions regarding the applications can be sent to the Partner organizations, at the following email addresses:
For any other questions regarding the application process through the portal, the administrative and financial matters, you can contact us at: [email protected]