1.5. Can a private Foundation be the lead applicant or one of the applicants?

Any organizations can apply as a lead participant as far as it complies with the eligibility criteria. Please read carefully the Guidelines, section Eligibility of applicants:

The lead applicant and the co-applicant(s) must be an organisation legally registered in one of the 15 eligible countries and active in the cultural, education and cultural mediation sectors. The following is a non-exhaustive list of the typologies of eligible organisations: public and/or private cultural institutions, local authorities, artists and cultural operators, networks, community organizations, architects, urban planners and activists, schools, universities, CSOs/associations/networks of ethnic minorities/refugees/migrants and young people/women.