European Network of Cultural Centres (ENCC)

Meet the winners of Up Grants 2024: Culture for Inclusion

Aut Aut Exposing Autism Through Image Based Narratives Of Inclusion
Invisible Painting  Art Discussion Series
When Dancing A Giantess Is Not A Hobby
Community Gallery Engaging Communities In Inclusive Brand Building

More than 100 projects and initiatives participated in Up Grants 2024, which was dedicated to promoting inclusion in and through culture. Public participation in the contest was outstanding, with over 21.000 votes cast in a ten-day period.

Now, after also our jury have cast their vote, we are delighted to finally introduce you to the four winners, who will be awarded a grant of EUR 3.500 each and will be invited to hold a workshop on inclusive culture at Tracing the Trails, our upcoming annual conference. Discover and learn from these four inspiring, inventive initiatives employing art and culture as means to counter marginalisation.

  • Strand 1: E-inclusion and digital accessibility

Aut Aut: Exposing Autism Through Image-Based Narratives of Inclusion, by Shibboleth Cooperativa Sociale, Italy (discover the project here)

  • Strand 2: Building inclusive narratives

1) Invisible Painting. Art Discussion Series, by Wojewódzki Ośrodek Animacji Kultury, Poland (discover the project here)

2) When Dancing a Giantess is Not a Hobby, by Associació Colla de la Geganta Frida de Tarragona, Spain (discover the project here)

  • Strand 3: Identification and removal of barriers for marginalised groups

Community Gallery: Engaging Communities in Inclusive Brand Building, by our member G18 Gallery, Faculty of Multimedia Communication, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic (discover the project here)

Discover more about the Up Grants programme here