Tandem Ukraine Programme 2016-17: Supporting and Addressing Social Challenges and Opportunities!

Deadline: 14 March 2016

Applicants are invited for Tandem programme to support the development of partnerships that address current social challenges and opportunities. It is an international collaboration programme for cultural makers and their organisations.

Since its inception in 2011, Tandem has supported long-term collaborations, knowledge development and networking opportunities for more than 250 cultural managers from over 100 cities in 35 countries across the wider Europe.

Tandem Ukraine is designed around the core belief that the burning cultural and social questions of can be addressed creatively and effectively through inspiring learning experiences while working with new organisations and across new localities. Their vision is to see strong networks of creative communities and cultural change makers emerge from this programme and to support the impact they make.

Tandem Ukraine offers a platform for collaborations between cultural actors to strengthen their capacities in community development and conflict resolution through the arts and culture on local and international level.


Tandem Ukraine 2016-17 programme includes:

  • 12-day working placement at the Tandem partner organisation
  • 4 international meetings with moderated peer to peer learning sessions and input by experienced trainers
  • start-up funding of EUR 5,000 for a Tandem pilot project
  • becoming part of the Tandem network of more than 250 cultural managers coming from ca. 35 countries in wider Europe

Eligible Countries: Ukraine, all 28 EU member states, Belarus, Moldova and the Russian Federation.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be based in one of the eligible countries mentioned above.
  • be an independent cultural NGO, a non-hierarchical and open-minded public institution or a civil society initiative which is well rooted in a local community and has an established professional network
  • have the (organisational and financial) capacity, ambition and experience to engage in a one and a half year intensive international programme
  • commit to providing sufficient working time of one cultural manager (ca. 12-15 weeks throughout 1,5 year programme)
  • Applicants need to have a good command of English language in order to follow the programme sessions.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via link given on the website.

For more information, please visit Tandem Ukraine.