Phileas – A Fund for Contemporary Art

Application for funding grants and collaborations in 2021

Phileas is an independent philanthropic organisation based in Vienna, Austria, that raises private funding to support and co-produce ambitious projects within the field of contemporary art.

Phileas works together with artists, museums and Biennials to enable the production and exhibition of art for public institutions. A particular focus lies on the commission and production of exhibitions by Austrian artists abroad. When possible, support is extended to include the donation of artworks to public collections.

Phileas is funded by the annual contributions of its Partners and Junior Partners, in addition to private foundations and corporations. These supporters are actively involved in the development of each project from studio to exhibition to museum donation.

Guidelines for applications:

Applications must be submitted by an institution.
Only complete applications will be considered.
Dates of projects must be confirmed and final.
Applications must be completed in English
Applications must be submitted both in printed and digital form.

This application should be submitted no later than Friday 11th September, 2020 (date of postmark), to the following address:

Phileas – A Fund for Contemporary Art
Schleifmühlgasse 1 A-1040 Vienna

and sent by email before the same deadline to
The projects to be supported and co-produced in 2021 will be selected at an annual meeting of Phileas Partners in autumn 2020.

Any collaboration and support for projects is subject to a formal written agreement between Phileas and the institution in question.

For further information, please contact us at or call on +43 1 929 41 39.

Source: Phileas – A Fund for Contemporary Art

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