Call for proposals 2017 - Creative Europe - Policy project "Cultural and Creative Spaces and Cities" EAC/S23/2017 Closed!


The present call for proposals aims at strengthening existing networks and individual cultural and creative stakeholders, facilitate the interaction among them, two-way hands-on policy learning with concrete results, studies and examples of best practice.

Proposals should show how the following objectives will be pursued by the action:

  1. Bring closer together cultural and creative spaces and local decision-makers
  2. Help to better valorise public spaces for social and urban regeneration through culture
  3. Share best practice concerning social inclusion and the relations of cultural and creative spaces with their neighbourhoods
  4. Explore and share best practice of cultural and creative spaces with aspects of the collaborative economy and innovative models for the delivery of public services


Proposals should as a minimum include the following activities:

  • Identification and selection of eligible cultural and creative spaces
  • Organisation of networking meetings, thematic workshops, skills development actions and study-visits
  • Organisation of a launching and a closing conference in Brussels
  • Organisation of different rounds of peer-to-peer exchange programmes between the different stakeholders described above
  • Development of a web-page, social media for the project, building upon the existing webpage of the European Creative Hubs network
  • Elaboration of a toolbox/recommendations/manuals
  • Elaboration and testing of best practice as well as policy studies
  • Final study (including best practice catalogues/papers/MOOCs and other visual material/, lessons to be learnt, recommendations)

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 1,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 19 February 2018 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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