International Visegrad Fund

The International Visegrad Fund is an international organization based in Bratislava founded by the governments of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries: the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland, and the Slovak Republic in Štiřín, Czech Republic, on June 9, 2000.

The purpose of the fund is to facilitate and promote the develop­ment of closer cooperation among citizens and institutions in the region as well as between the V4 region and other countries, especially in the Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership regions. The fund operates several grant programs, and also awards individual scholarships, fellowships and artist residencies. Grant support is given to original projects namely in the areas of culture, science and research, youth exchanges, crossborder cooperation and tourism promotion, as well as in other priority areas defined in calls for proposals published on the fund’s website.http://visegradfund.org