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Artservis is only a tiny part of a vast support industry, which offers services to the people and organisations involved in arts & culture. Some are tailored to the not-for-profit or NGO sectors, the others to students, or to a particular discipline. Their missions and goals vary as well as the type of support they offer.
Here is a list of other relevant sources for our more demanding users!

The sources are listed by the geographical origin.

Slovenia | Europe | Americas | Australia and Asia


Portal by the Slovenia based internet community of creative people dedicated to visual culture and programming.

ALF - Anna Lindh Foundation (Slovenia)
Web-page of the Information Office of the Slovenian Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation, where information about the network, the Foundation, different calls for participation and other opportunities are available.

A web site by the Section of Architects, Urbanists and Land-Architects at the Slovenian Engineers' Chamber. Information on architectural and urbanistic calls for participation. Only in Slovenian.

Centre for Information Service, Co-operation and Development of Non-governmental Organisations – CNVOS created this website for helping NGO's to gather information about different calls - Slovene and international.

This is designed to help professionals explore possibilities for collaboration with Slovene cultural organisations. Here you can find information on cultural producers, venues, festivals and support services in Slovenia, all in one place.

Information about the Slovene AIR grampro, run by the the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport with the list of the current residents.

Eurodesk is a free information service of the European Comission for young people and for those who work with them - the correspondents and youth leaders, teachers, social workers, in short, all those who are in contact with young people and - of course - their questions. Eurodesk European Network now comprises already 31 national Eurodesk partners, supporting coordination office in Brussels and more than 900 regional and local partner youth organizations throughout Europe.

Europe for citizens
The programme will provide the Union with instruments to promote active European citizenship, put citizens in the centre and offers them the opportunity to fully assume their responsibility as European citizens.
European Commission

Slovenian Film Fund (SFF)
Information on institutions, events, companies and film from Slovenia + news, calls for proposals and entry forms for international film festivals!

Photographic Federation of Slovenia
Official pages of the Photographic Federation of Slovenia - news (articles, competitions, info on upcoming photo exhibitions ...) + Links to other web photo pages ...

Republic of Slovenia Public Fund for Cultural Activities created a webpage as a help for Slovenian cultural societies; where they can make their sub-page on which they can announce their cultural events.

Cultural Contact Point Slovenia
Cultural Contact Point is an information office for Culture Programme, responsible for the promotion of the programme on the national level, for dissemination and exchange of information related to the implementation of the Programme; it provides assistance in searching partner organisations and offers technical support for users.

L'MIT - database (info for young people)
Information on education, work, funding and consulting in Ljubljana. For people between 14 and 27. In Slovenian only.

Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia
Webpage of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. 

Young in Action
The program Young in Action is a program of EU that focuses on European youth cooperation. Information about grants for projects of informal education and mobility of youth are available on the site. The program is mostly focused on young people in between 15. and 28. years.

RTV Slovenia
Public calls for proposals by the national TV in Slovenia (e.g. Call for the new slovenian pop songs, radio plays, culture emissions ...). Only in Slovenian.

Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Vocational Education and Training - EU Programmes Agency
Center runs EU programmes in the field of education and training (Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig, Comenius, Erasmus ...). In Slovenian only.

Web portal KIC Ljubljana
The web portal informs about cultural events in Ljubljana and promotes the best of them.

Scholarships for study in Slovenia
University of Ljubljani
Information about the Scholarships abroad. ŠOU.
Page with links on sholarship founds in Slovenia and abroad.

Knowledge is Power!
The portal contains information about new courses, workshops and trainings. The organisators publish them themselves and for free.

Foreign Cultural Centers in Ljubljana - the list
American Center
Prešernova 31
1000 Ljubljana
tel: +386 (0)1 200 55 00
Fax.: +386 (0)1 200 55 55
email: USEmbassyLjubljana
Open monday-friday 8am-5pm.

Institut francais Charles Nodier

Breg 12
1000 Ljubljana
tel: 01/2000-500
fax: 01/2000-512

Deutscher Lesesaal (German Library)

Trg republike 3
1000 Ljubljana
open: monday, wednesday, thursday: 10-15, tuesday: 13-18, friday: 10-13 tel: 01 200 34 00
fax: 01 425 66 67
email: post@ctk.uni-lj.si

Italian institute for Culture

Kongresni trg 13
tel: 01 241 56 40
fax: 01 241 56 43
Open: monday-thursday: 9am - 5pm, friday: 9am - 2pm

British Council Slovenia

Center Tivoli
Tivolska 30
1000 Ljubljana
tel: +386 (0)1 300 20 30
fax: +386 (0)1 300 20 30
email: info@britishcouncil.si
Open from monday to friday, 8am to 4pm.

Goethe Institut Ljubljana

Center Tivoli
Tivolska cesta 30
1000 Ljubljana
Tel: +386 (0)1 3000311
Fax: +386 (0)1 3000319
email: info@ljubljana.goethe.org

Institut for Spanish Culture Cervantes

Privoz 11
1000 Ljubljana
Tel: +386 (0)1 421 06 84
Faks: +386 (0)1 421 06 85
Email: aula.liubliana@cervantes.es
Open from monday to thursday 12am-6pm, friday 12am-3pm.br>


The Archive of the Ministry of Culture: The Slovenian artists in the AiR program of the Ministry of Culture of Republic Slovenia
The list of Slovenian artists in the AiR program led by the former Ministry of Culture of Republic Slovenia (Berlin, New York, London...).
In Slovenian language only.

E-zine and virtual network for contemporary arts and design.

Artfactories is an international resource platform for independent multidisciplinary art spaces, that are born from citizen and artistic projects; with a focus on contemporary creation and new cultural, artistic and social practices. It encourages mutual sharing of all kind of resources and collaboration between these spaces. The NEWS section on the website brings information on conferences, residencies, art/society projects and other international events.

An email list moderated by C3 (Budapest). Daily information on Hungarian and international art events, competitions and grant applications.

Arts Management Newsletter
A web resource with plenty of information, know-how and services to arts managers and cultural administrators around the world by the Arts Management Network.

Cultural Policy Database
First searchable Cultural Policy Database, online since 1997 by Culturelink Network. The Cultural Policy Database is mainly a textual data base, fully corresponding in structure to the overall outline of a particular national cultural policy.

Culturemondo is a network of people who are all working running, managing, building or editing cultural portals around the world. It is open and free to anyone working in this area to join, wherever they are from.

EU - Directorate-general for Education and Culture
Web site of the EU Directorate-general for Education and Culture.

European & international cultural links, information & data for
- artists and cultural organisations;
- policy makers and researchers.
Access to Euclid's projects and services: ACRONIM (online database on cultural research), DICE (documenting cultural research across the world), Alert (free e-newsletter on european funding), FACTS-FILES (free information on EU funding), Culture Match (database of projects seeking partners, mobility opportunities, etc.), and much more.

EUNIC – European Union National Institutes for Culture
EUNIC is a partnership of national institutions for culture, with the purpose to create effective partnerships and networks between the participating organisations, to improve and promote cultural diversity and understanding between European societies, and to strengthen international dialogue and co-operation with countries outside Europe.

European Foundation Centre (EFC)
The European Foundation Centre (EFC) promotes and underpins the work of foundations and corporate funders active in and with Europe. Established in 1989 by seven of Europe's leading foundations, the EFC today has a membership of over 160 independent funders.
You can look for different grants in the category for Grantseekers.

European Commission
As the European Union's action in the sphere of culture is not tied to the cultural policies of the States or regions of Europe and has a raison d'etre of its own and is clearly defined by the EU Treaty (Article 151), the Europa server hosts a whole section dedicated to culture. It brings the finformation on activities, funding, regulations, actions, and links to national cultural portals.
Pay attention to the calls for proposals which offer an overview of EU programmes with a cultural dimension.

FunderFinder is a small UK charity producing software and other resources, mainly for grant-seekers. The list of international funders: Links to charitable trusts.

News about the fundraising, mostly in Great Britain.

Lux Newswire
A monthly e-newsletter covering UK and international artists' moving image news. Written and maintained by LUX.

Art news: events and calls - Mondaynews is weekly updated and provides you with a comprehensive list of participation calls and art events. You can find informations about deadlines, how to apply and other conditions for grants and funding for artists, curators, trainees, students or art institutions.

Next GENDERation network
The Next GENDERation network is a European network of students and graduates working in various fields of women's, feminist and gender studies. Network's email list serves as a means for spreading information about conferences, workshops, seminars, programmes, funding possibilities, calls for papers/participation, open positions/ job opportunities and other related information and other activities of interest in the field of European and international Women's Studies.

On the Move
On the Move (OTM) is the cultural mobility information network active in Europe and worldwide, aiming to encourage and facilitate cross-border mobility and cooperation for professionals of the artistic and cultural sector. Established in 2001, OTM constitutes today a network of 35 organisations and individual members based in 22 EU and non-EU countries (among them Artservis). OTM activities mainly relate to information, advocacy and networking.

Res Artis - International Association of Residential Arts Centres
A network associates more than 200 residential centers from 50 countries from all over the globe. The list and links are available on this home page!

Rhizome is an online community space for people who are interested in new media art (contemporary art that uses new media technology).
Membership in the Rhizome community is free and open to the public. As a member of the Rhizome community, you can subscribe to our free email lists, access the Rhizome Digest archive, and submit art works for inclusion in the Rhizome ArtBase.

SPECTRE is an open, unmoderated mailing list for media art and culture in Deep Europe. It derives from Syndicate which split in 2001 and offers a channel for practical information exchange concerning events, projects and initiatives organized within the field of media culture, and hosts discussions and critical commentary about the development of art, culture and politics in and beyond Europe.

Trans Artists
An independent on-line data base for European artists (visual arts, literature, music, film, performing arts ...). Lists of schools, residency programmes, calls for proposals, funding sources ... Maintained by a Dutch agency.

Universes in Universe
Information and communication system on the visual arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia/Pacific: Annotated Directories of Art Resources; Biennials and other periodical exhibitions; Reports, texts...; Service area for international art exchange (in particular, information of interest in the support of the "North-South" exchange in art are considered).

This website provides you with crucial information on Higher Arts Education in two different ways. You will find information on Higher Arts Education Institutes in Europe and National education systems for Higher Arts Education in the European Union. Find specific arts education institutions and education programmes throughout Europe (and some non-European countries) searching by country and/or the following arts disciplines; Architecture, Dance, Fine Art, Design, Media Arts, Theatre, Music, Theoretical art studies. Conceived by ELIA (The European League of Institutes of the Arts).

Welcomeurope.com is aimed at all professional actors wishing to develop European activities. News, success stories, eurofunding zine ... The service is provided by a French company based in Paris.

Zybooks is a showcase for artists' books based in London, UK, with the intention to expand. On its pages you can find calls for participation in the Mail Art Projects from all over the world. They come from a variety of sources and are updated regularly.


Alliance of Artists' Communities
The membership includes professionally run artist communities, other nonprofit organizations that support artists in the development of their work, and individuals ... Artists' communities are professionally run organizations that provide time, space, and support for artists' creative research and risk-taking in environments rich in stimulation and fellowship.

"The net's comprehensive resource for art deadline information." Lists of agents, jobs & positions, funding sources, calls for proposals etc. (For lonely hearts even!) Focused on USA. Subscription fee!

An online resource developed by the art magazine based in New York and providing the art community means for a broad exchange of goods and services. Classified areas of interest: jobs, real estate, art services, marketplace, grants & prizes, academia, travel, community.

Charity Village
Canada's site for nonprofit sector. 3,000 pages of news, jobs, information and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers.

Fado is a non-profit performance art group based in Toronto, Canada. This list posts approximately once a month with information of interest to performance artists and their audiences, including listings and calls for submission. You can subscribe on their webpage.

Finding Founders
A web-tool enables you to search for basic information about the more than 95,000 foundations and corporate donors in the U.S. and 1.3 million grants.

A directory of Corporate and Private Foundations, and Grantmakers + a directory of Community Foundations.

Fundsnet Services
Fundsnet Online Services is a privately owned Web site created in 1996 for the purpose of providing Nonprofit Organizations, Colleges and Universities with information on financial resources available on the Internet.

Sources of Funding in International Affairs
The National Endowment for Democracy (USA) provides a database that contains information on philanthropic organizations that provide funding, fellowships and awards for those working in the area of international democratic development.


Fibreculture is about critical and speculative interventions in the debate and discussions concerning information technology, the policy that concerns it, the new media for(u)ms it supports and its sustainable deployment towards a more equitable Australia. fibreculture is a forum for the exchange of articles, ideas and arguments on Australian IT policy in a broad, cultural context. Discussion lists and the moderated announcements list (about relevant events, publications, calls for papers, etc.) with an online archive. Since December 2003 the Fibreculture Announce list contains information previously distributed through the New Media Announcement list.

Japan Foundation - artist-in-residence
Updated information on artist-in-residence(AIR) programs. It includes a well-summarised list of twenty-seven AIR projects in Japan and links to about 100 international AIR sites.

Any comment or information on other similar sources is more than welcome! Please, write to info@artservis.org!

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