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1 September 2017Grants for individuals

Lithuanian Council for Culture is awarding individual and educational grants to culture and art creators.

To be eligible for the grant, candidates have to be adult culture or art creators, whose object of activity is Lithuanian art and culture and their promotion. Applications for grants may be submitted by the citizens of the Republic of Lithuania as well as citizens of other EU Member States or third countries, however, the application must be completed in Lithuanian. All the application appendices must be also submitted in or translated into Lithuanian. Candidates may apply only for one specific type of grant.
 

Individual grants

Individual grants are awarded to support individual artistic activities of culture or art creators.
Individual grants of €600 per month may be awarded for a maximum of 2 years.
Applications for individual grants may be submitted annually from September 1 to September 30.
The awarded grant payment starts from January of the following year.
Application form (in Lithuanian)
Document forms (in Lithuanian)
Grants for culture and art creators application evaluation description (in Lithuanian)
 

Education grants

Education grants are awarded for improving the professional skills of culture or art creators, in particular, for participating in traineeship programs, courses, conferences, symposiums and other activities for building up professional skills. Education grants may also be used for covering the costs of creative residency or masterclasses.
The grant may be awarded for a maximum of 6 months. The grant of up to €3,600 is paid out after signing an agreement.
Applications for educational grants are accepted three times a year:
- from September 1 to September 30
- from January 1 to January 31
- from May 1 to May 31
Application form (in Lithuanian)
Document forms (in Lithuanian)
Grants for culture and art creators application evaluation description (in Lithuanian)

Agreements and reports

After being awarded an individual or educational grant, the candidate must, within 20 working days, fill in and sign an agreement form (in Lithuanian) for the type of the grant awarded (individual or educational). Agreement forms for grants are listed under “Document Forms”. The candidate must send two printed and signed copies of the agreement to the Lithuanian Council for Culture by registered mail (Naugarduko g. 10, LT-01309 Vilnius, Lithuania) or deliver them personally (during the working hours of the Lithuanian Council for Culture). When sending the documents by registered mail, the postmarked date is considered the date of submission of documents to the Lithuanian Council for Culture.

The report for the grant received must be submitted no later than one month from the end date of the activity period, as defined in the agreement terms. The report for the grant received does not need to include copies of documents for justifying expenditure. The report form is listed under “Document Forms” (In Lithuanian).



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