Call for projects: Arts and culture for a better and healthier life

 The abstract graphic consists of two blots in yellow and pink. The white lettering in the centre reads "The Art of Staying Healthy".

The project “The Art of Staying Healthy” aims to develop collaboration between the arts and health sectors and to pilot arts interventions on the health and well-being of people and communities in the Northern Dimension area. Organisations are welcome to submit ideas that explore the possibilities of integrating arts and cultural activities into health and social care services.

The project proposals should engage specific target groups, for example, vulnerable populations, different age groups or patient groups.The successful applicants will be offered workshops and mentoring to develop their ideas and will receive a grant to pilot the methodologies and implement project activities.

The Northern Dimension area includes the countries Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden.

  • Project applications must be submitted by 19 July 2021.
  • The full call and the application form can be found online.

“The Art of Staying Healthy” is a joint project between the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture (NDPC), the Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) and EU National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC), supported by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland. The project is co-funded by the European Union.