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


Open Call for Delivering a Training Programme for Craft Professionals Trainers, Organisations, Consultants, Educators, Business Advisors

20 December 2023

Link to Details Via Email – see details link
European Prize for Applied Arts Craftspeople / artisans / makers

14 January 2024

Link to Details Link
Fusion Biennial of Contemporary Glass Jewellery Craftspeople / artisans / makers

21 January 2024

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

August 2024

Link to Details Link
Creative Exchange Programme Craftspeople / Artisans based in Europe

December 2024

Link to Details


Financial Support to WCCE Members WCCE Member Organisations Only Ongoing in 2023/2024 Link to Details Link