Current Opportunities & Open Calls


As part of the Crafting Project, funded under the EU Creative Europe, programme, World Crafts Council Europe is leading a number of opportunities which aim to strengthen and benefit the EU craft sector through training, promotion, networking, financial support and development.

Some of these opportunities are for craftspeople and artisans; some are for craft organisations and stakeholders and some are for WCCE members only.

A summary of the current open calls and opportunities are listed below. New calls and opportunities will be released throughout 2023-2025.

Please email with any questions


Funding Grants: European Artistic Craft Days 2024 Organisations, associations, educators, practitioners, craftspeople

1 March 2024

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Michelangelo Foundation | Homo Faber Young Ambassador’s Programme Craft or design students aged between 18-35 years

8 March 2024

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Michelangelo Foundation | Homo Faber Fellowship Programme Recent graduates or master craftspeople

Extended to 15 March 2024

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Make:Grow:Flourish | The Craft Enterprise Business Training Programme Craft Business Owners based in Europe, English required

1 April 2024

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Mass Open Online Course on Circularity & Circular Economy with Katie Treggiden Anyone that is interested

August 2024

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Culture Moves Europe Mobility Grants Creative Industries Practitioners & Knowledge Workers

Variable, up to end of 2024

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Creative Exchange Programme Craftspeople / Artisans based in Europe

December 2024

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Financial Support to WCCE Members WCCE Member Organisations Only (not applicable to individuals) Ongoing in 2023/2024 Link to Details Link