European Cultural Foundation (ECF)  STEP travel grants support creative and critical artists and cultural change-makers travelling across Europe and its neighbours, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, participation, equality and a stronger sense of social justice.

Who can apply:

  • Cultural practitioners who are based in UK
  • have only had few professional travel opportunities
  • at least 18 years old at the time of travel
  • travelling to the destination country for the first time
  • are collaborating with the partner organisation for the first time
  • not currently in any other contractual agreement with ECF
  • should have one committed partner organisation in the destination.

More detail on eligibility criteria can be found here

Deadline: a Minimum 60 days prior to the departure


Weblinks for the grant

ECF Website

STEP Grant Webpage