Regional – Central & Eastern Europe

CEC ArtsLink

Projects provide support to US artists, curators and arts organizations to work with their counterparts in 27 countries in Central and Eastern Europe. Projects should be designed to benefit participants or audiences in both countries. Assistance is available in identifying contacts
in the region of interest. Grants range from $2,500 to $10,000 depending on project budget.

CEC International Partners
435 Hudson Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10014
Phone: (212) 643-1985
Fax: (212) 643-1996

TCG/International Theatre Institute Travel Grants

Designed to foster cultural exchange and artistic partnerships between theatre professionals in the United States and their counterparts in Russia and Eastern and Central Europe. These grants of $2,500 will support trips in either direction by theatre artists, administrators and educators, enabling them to share ideas, gain exposure to each other’s cultural traditions and contemporary theatre techniques and/or work together.  The grants will also enable U.S. theatre professionals to identify potential partners for future work.

U.S. Center of the International Theatre Institute
Theatre Communications Group
520 Eighth Avenue, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10018-4156
Phone: (212) 609-5900
Fax: (212) 609-5901

Trust for Mutual Understanding

Support to Individuals and institutions for professional exchanges in the arts between the US and the countries of the former Soviet Union and Central Europe. Of particular interest are creative artistic collaborations, curatorial research projects, performances given in conjunction with lecture/demonstrations and/or workshops, conservation and historic preservation projects, arts management programs, and cultural documentation activities.
The application and all information for the program is now online.

Trust for Mutual Understanding
6 West 48th St., 12th Floor
New York, NY 10036-1802
Phone: (212) 843-0404
Fax: (212) 843-0344

The East/Central Europe Cultural Partnerships Program

Supports residencies in the US for international artists and arts managers and travel to East/Central Europe by US artists and managers. New York Live Arts (formerly DTW) is not currently accepting unsolicited proposals, but asks that if your work is involved with Eastern and Central Europe, you keep the organization informed of your activities and interests in the area.

The Suitcase Fund
New York Live Arts
219 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 691-6500