IEB grants Institut Estudis Baleàrics

Creation centers

Call for grants to support artistic creation centers established in the territory of the Balearic Islands during the year 2023


This text is an informative summary. Please read the official announcement in the BOIB.

1. Budget

The credit assigned to this call is €150,000 (one hundred and fifty thousand euros).

2. Object and purpose

The purpose of this call is to approve the call for subsidies to support artistic creation centers established in the territory of the Balearic Islands during the year 2023.

The purpose of the creation centers is to accompany artists in research, creation and artistic production in the fields of performing arts, music, visual and audiovisual arts and literature.

The centers must have a physical space in conditions located in the Balearic Islands suitable for artistic residences that offers the material and technical resources necessary for creation, and that have a program of activities to encourage creation and production at different stages. of the process, as well as exchange programs and external projection.

3. Beneficiaries

The beneficiaries of the subsidies are the companies or entities that are professionally dedicated to the management of a space that promotes the creation, training of artists, research or artistic production in the fields of performing arts, music, visual arts, audiovisuals, literature and projects. multidisciplinary.

Consult the obligations of the beneficiaries in section 21 of the call.

4. Eligible expenses

  • Expenses related to the production of workpieces / artistic residences
  • Structural expenses of the Creation Center
  • Communication, promotion and advertising expenses of the Creation Center
  • Travel expenses of the artists to the Creation Center
  • Employee payrolls (up to 30% of the eligible amount)

Consult non eligible expenses in section 2.4 of the call

5. Amount

The maximum amount of this call that can be awarded to each applicant is €30,000.

The projects submitted will be graded based on the scores listed in section 11 and the amount awarded will be calculated based on the score awarded by the Evaluation Committee: A grade of 1 point corresponds to 0.8% of the eligible amount, which increases gradually up to 80%, which corresponds to 100 points.

The minimum score for obtaining a grant is 50 points.

6. Valuation

The projects presented will be qualified based on the scores that appear in section 11 of the call. The Evaluation Commission will score according to the information detailed in the report presented. General points included are:

  • General programming (from 0 to 20 points)
  • Exhibition (from 0 to 10 points)
  • Potential for international projection (from 0 to 15 points)
  • Cultural and artistic interest of the project (from 0 to 20 points)
  • History (from 0 to 10 points)
  • Economic viability (from 0 to 5 points)
  • Sustainability (from 0 to 10 points)
  • Gender equality (from 0 to 5 points)
  • Social impact (from 0 to 5 points)
  • Catalan (from 0 to 5 points)
  • Call for the Creation of the IEB (5 additional points)
  • Formentera (5 additional points)

Maximum score: 100 points.

7. Deadline for submission of applications

The deadline for submitting applications begins the day after the publication of the call in the BOIB and will remain open for 20 business days.

8. Documentation to submit to apply for the subsidy (see section 8 of the call)

a) Annex 2

b) Declaration of responsibility (Annex 3)

c) Documentation accrediting physical or legal personality

d) If applicable, the request for authorization to make expenses with related persons or entities (Annex 4).

e) A descriptive and detailed report of the project, according to the downloadable model. This report will serve for the Evaluation Committee to rate the project and, therefore, only the information included in this report will be assessed.

f) The detailed budget of the project, according to the downloadable model.

g) Sponsorship and financing plan for the event.

h) The accreditation that the person or entity beneficiary of the subsidy is the owner of the bank account provided.

i) In the event that the applicant is not the owner of the space where the activities and accommodation are carried out, a copy of the lease agreement.

9. Submission of applications

Applications can be submitted in the following ways:

a) At the webpage of the CAIB, mandatory for legal entities.

b) In the IEB registry or in the registries and offices provided for in article 16 of Law 39/2015, of October 1, on the common administrative procedure of public administrations. Only for natural persons.

10. Criteria for selecting beneficiaries

The selection of the beneficiaries must be made through the competitive process, in accordance with the following procedure:

a) Once the application submission period has ended, the Evaluation Committee will carry out an evaluation of the projects requested in accordance with the evaluation criteria of section 11 and they will be arranged in order of score.

b) Next, the amount of the subsidy that would correspond to each of the projects will be calculated, according to the criteria of section 10.

c) Lastly, aid will be granted in the order established in section a) above with the amount calculated in section b) until the budget credit is exhausted.

d) Only applicants who have obtained a minimum of 50 points according to the evaluation criteria will be entitled to the subsidy.

e) In case of equality in the score, the tie-breaking criterion is to give priority to the project that has obtained the highest score in sections d) and c) of point 11, in this order.

11. Justification

The justification period for the granted subsidy ends within 20 business days, counting from the day after the end of the execution period or from the day after the publication of the award resolution.

The justification of the subsidized activity must be carried out with the presentation of annex 7 together with the following documentation:

a) A performance report justifying the activities carried out and compliance with the conditions imposed on the concession.

b) A justifying financial report (following the downloadable model at of the cost of the activities or expenses covered by the subsidy.

c) The invoices.

d) Documents accrediting payment (bank statement and/or bank receipt).

In no case will an amount greater than that which has been justified by invoices be paid.

Consult all the details in point 19 of the call.

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