LOT 1. Cultural research

Інструкція для заявників ЛОТ 1

Support priorities for the LOT (the following list is exhaustive):

  • developing methods for calculating economic indicators of certain sectors of creative industries (design, fashion, folk arts and crafts, concert and music industries, book publishing, etc.), taking into account their specifics and making such calculations. 
  • Clusters of creative industries in Ukraine (on the example of folk crafts and the IT sector in the culture and arts sector): mapping of available cells, concentration of resources, number and quality of hubs, incubators and accelerators, implemented creative projects, etc.
  • Methodology for calculating the volume of an economy that is not directly observed (“shadow” or “grey” economy) in the field of culture and creative industries (on the example of folk arts and crafts, concert activities, art galleries, etc.).
  • The impact of creative industries on the sustainable development of Ukraine: the level of quality of human capital; the level of life satisfaction and realization of human potential; social problems solved through creative industries; creative industries and the environment, etc. (on the example of design, architecture).
  • Investments in creative industries in Ukraine (volume, trust in investing into creative projects, existing mechanisms for insuring financial investments in the field of creative industries, successful examples, institutions, etc.).
  • The level of development of creative industries in cities and regions (“index of creativity of cities/regions”).
  • Analysis and development of methodological and practical recommendations for the formation of a barrier-free environment in cultural institutions: physical accessibility and inclusive arts.
  • Analysis of the effectiveness of the introduction and application of subtitles and/or audio description of an artistic product (theatrical performances, music concerts, circus programs), translation into Ukrainian sign language of media products, cinematic works, etc. 
  • Studying the audience's perception of professional artists, including those with disabilities.
  • Legislative aspects and international experience in the return of material and cultural values. 
  • State financing of the cultural sector through grant support: results and prospects.
  • Media monitoring of cultural projects and determining the volume of audiences: approaches, methods, and measurement techniques.
  • Studying the activities of creative hubs in Europe and development of methodological recommendations for the creation and functioning of creative hubs in Ukraine.

Total budget* of the LOT is UAH 15 million**

Minimum grant amount (it may not be reduced): UAH 400 thousand 

Maximum grant amount (it may not be increased): UAH 1 million 

The only sectors supported within the LOT are: 

  • visual arts 
  • audial arts
  • audiovisual arts 
  • performing arts
  • cultural heritage.
  • literature and publishing
  • cultural and creative industries

Priority products of the LOT: 

  • analytical report; 
  • calculation method; 
  • methodological and practical recommendations. 

* UCF reserves the right not to spend all funds provided for in this LOT.

**Please note that the LOT budget may change both upwards and downwards, after the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approves the Law of Ukraine On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2022.


Заявниками ЛОТ-у можуть бути юридична особа всіх форм власності або фізична особа-підприємець, що зареєстрована на території України відповідно до чинного законодавства не менше, ніж за три роки на дату оголошення конкурсу та має відповідний досвід діяльності.

Подача проектної заявки на конкурс: 19.11.2021 – 31.01.2022 (до 18.00 за київським часом)

Конкурсний відбір: 01.02.2022 – 17.05.2022

Реалізація проектів включно з поданням звітності: з дати підписання Договору про надання гранту Фондом, але не раніше 30 квітня, до 31.10.2022

Контакти: programa.grand@ucf.in.ua

Lot open calls

Program dates: 19 November 2021 — 31 October 2022