Etant donnés: The French-American Funds

  • The French American Fund for the Contemporary Theater
    Supports the presentation of French theatre in the United States, American theatre in France, or collaborative projects between artists of both countries.
    Phone: (212) 439-1444 (Contact: Nicole Birmann Bloom) Fax: (212) 439-1444 Email: Website:
  • The French American Fund for Contemporary Music
    Supports contemporary music projects – commissions, residencies, performances, tours, and master classes – that foster cultural exchange between France and the United States. The Fund awards grants to nonprofit institutions celebrating the work of living composers in both countries.
    Phone: (212) 439-1437 (Contact: Elisabeth Hayes) Fax: (212) 439-1455 Email: Website:

Etant donnés 972 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10075  Phone: (212) 439-1439

The Mediterranean Women's Fund
Aims to support women's actions and projects originating from around the Mediterranean region (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Spain, France, etc.), with the goal of furthering women's struggles for equality in the face of traditional patriarchal oppression and recent surges of fundamentalist extremism. Funds creative projects that help further these goals.
The Mediterranean Women's Fund 5 rue Marceau 34000 Montpellier France  Phone: +33 4 67 67 08 73  Email:  Website:

Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes
Support for artists from developing and transition countries for guest performances in Germany by soloists and ensembles. Cultural exchange projects of all sorts are available through the Goethe Institut; for information check out their website. Contact information is very specific to each type of program, so check the website for that also.

Visiting Arts
Professional development, residencies, and fellowship opportunities for British and international artists to train in each others' countries. Also provides information about government funding for international programming in the United Kingdom, as well as a section on the site called World Cultures Connect which is sort of a social networking site/funding resources list and various projects and events.
Visiting Arts Institute of Contemporary Art The Mall London SW1Y 5AH  Phone: +44 (0)208 123 9950Email:  Website:

The Caledonia Foundation USA, Inc.
Broadly stated, its purpose is to preserve and strengthen the traditional bonds between Scotland, Canada, and the United States. Its specific purpose, as stated in its charter, is " preserve and promote the music, arts and culture of Scotland, to educate the public in this regard, to disseminate information about Scottish music and performers in the United States and Scotland, and to furnish financial support for (a) opera houses, theatre and concert halls, music schools and centers, for the performance of music in Scotland; (b) Scottish music companies and singers in the United States and Scotland; and (c) Scottish students studying music in the United States and American students studying music in Scotland."
The Caledonian Foundation USA, Inc. P. O. Box 1242 Edgartown, MA 02539-1242  Phone: (850) 693-3135  Fax: (850) 696-0537  Website:

Sons of Norway Foundation
The General Heritage and Culture Grants of up to $3,000 may be awarded to individuals, groups, or organizations and are intended for projects designed to promote information about traditional or modern Norway.  A number of other grants and scholarships are also available.
Sons of Norway Foundation 1455 West Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55408  Phone: (612) 827-3611Email:  Website:


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