CulturEU Funding Guide
EU Funding Opportunities for the Cultural and Creative Sectors 2021-2027.
Discover what the Commission is doing to support Member States and stakeholders to safeguard Europe’s cultural heritage.
Day of European Authors
The first edition of this new initiative runs 27 March 2023. Look out for reading sessions in schools, a tour by European authors, and more.
What the EU does for culture and the responsible departments within the Commission
Explore the policies
Find out what cultural and creative sectors are and how the EU supports them
Read about the sectors
Find calls and funding opportunities supporting the cultural and creative sectors
Support for people affected by Russia's invasion of Ukraine
The European Commission is determined to support the Ukrainian people and to provide all available assistance in the culture and creative sectors and beyond in these extremely challenging times.
Commissioner Gabriel hosts first roundtable with representatives of the cultural and creative sectors
European Heritage Hub: a new project to strengthen the cultural heritage-driven movement in Europe
Tell us your European heritage story – new funding call for European Heritage Days 2023
Two cities short-listed to become European Capital of Culture 2028 in a candidate country
Actions and prizes
The European Commission supports a variety of actions, initiatives, and prizes in the culture and audiovisual sectors.
A selection of topics
Culture in cities and regions
Find information on how the Commission works with local authorities on cultural policies and initiatives.
Gender equality is a pillar of cultural diversity and culture has a key role to play in challenging stereotypes and promoting societal changes.
Mobility of artists and cultural professionals
Mobility is an integral part of the regular practice and career of artists and cultural professionals.
The EU is developing an integrated and people-centred approach to a sustainable built environment.
Books and publishing
The European Union supports the book sector through various tools and policies from funding, dialogue and regulations.
The music sector is vital to safeguarding Europe’s cultural diversity and to strengthening its competitiveness.