The Cultural Department of the Consulate General of Spain in New York announces an OPEN CALL to apply for small grants for cultural projects taking place in the states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut and Pennsylvania in 2012. All proposals should be submitted to Águeda Sanfiz, Cultural Officer, by e mail, or postal mail no later than October 25th 2011 to the contact information provided below:

 Email: asanfiz@spainculturenewyork.org

Mail: Águeda Sanfiz. Cultural Department, Consulate General of Spain in New York.

150 East 58th Street Fl. 30. New York, NY, 10155

 

To be eligible for grants, please read carefully the guidelines below and fill the Proposal Form available on our website: http://www.spainculturenewyork.org/beta/cms/fileadmin/genericas_eventos/Open_Call-Application_form_2012.pdf

For any questions regarding this Open Call please contact the Cultural Department to the e mail address asanfiz@spainculturenewyork.org or by phone (212) 355 4080 Extension 3019.

PROPOSAL GUIDELINES                                        

1. Mission

All cultural projects submitted through this grant process should comply with the mission of the Cultural Department of the Consulate General of Spain in New York.

The Government of Spain – through the Cultural Department of the Consulate General of Spain in New York City, promotes Spanish culture, language, and art, and strives to strengthen bilateral cultural, artistic and academic exchanges.

 This Spanish-American cultural cooperation aims to create multiple links between artists and cultural institutions of both countries, and to promote Spain's contemporary creative and artistic expressions. The Cultural Department presents many cultural programs – featuring dance, music, visual arts, literature, film, theatre, humanities, science, gastronomy, architecture, fashion, and design – in a variety of venues, in collaboration with American entities, throughout the states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Therefore, the Consulate General of Spain will place special interest to projects resulting from a collaborative effort among several artist and arts organizations of New York and/or neighboring states.

All cultural and artistic activities supported by the Spanish Government in the US emphasize on diverse opinions and multiple forms of expression in line with Spain's own diversity in language, creativity and cultural heritage.

2. Eligibility:

a) Spanish nationals presenting projects in the states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut and Pennsylvania

b) Individuals and institutions from the US and other countries who are working with Spanish artist/s in projects that will be presented in the states mentioned above.

3. Time period:

All cultural projects subject to receive a grant through this Open Call should take place from January 1st 2012 to December 12th 2012

 4. Availability of funds

Funds will be available to the grantees only upon completion of the cultural project presented and awarded through this Open Call.

5. Notification

The resolutions for the application presented in this Open Call will be announced on an ongoing basis. All applicants will receive a response before March 1st 2012.

6. Changes and cancellations

The Cultural Department of the Consulate General of Spain in New York encourages all applicants to provide detailed information about the project presented through this Open Call, even if some components of it are subject to change within the upcoming months. However, all significant changes to projects awarded through this Open Call should be notified to the Cultural Department of the Consulate General of Spain in New York.

7. Additional information

This announcement, along with the Application Form, is published in the following link of our website:

Link: http://www.spainculturenewyork.org/beta/cms/press-corner/media-kit/