Support at Every Stage

AICF is proud to provide a variety of programs that support outstanding Israeli artists at every stage of their career

Creative Excellence Grants (Sharett)

Early career
AICF’s signature program provides scholarships to artists in the fields of Dance, Music, Theater, and Visual Arts that enable them to pursue their artistic education. The Creative Excellence Grants program has left a lasting imprint in Israel’s arts world and the world at large.
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Study Abroad

Early career
AICF provides study abroad support for Israeli artists who have reached the highest levels of musical accomplishment in Israel and who have been admitted to the most prestigious conservatories and universities around the world.
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Periphery Outreach Program

Early career
AICF’s Periphery Outreach Program counteracts a gap between access to music education and artistic potential for musicians living in Israel’s peripehry. Musicians are provided private lessons with top-tier conservatory professors in their instrument and other support as needed.
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Creative Enrichment

Early career
AICF provides supplemental enrichment programs to each of its current and past grant recipients, offering training, guidance, and resources they will need in building a successful career.
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Israeli Artist Relief Fund

Advanced, Early, Mid career
AICF’s emergency Relief Fund provides crucial support to professional Israeli artists who experienced financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Instrument Loans

Early, Mid career
AICF’s lending program ensures that promising musicians without the means to purchase a quality instrument may practice, audition, and perform on top-tier instruments.
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Israeli Artist Network (IAN)

Advanced, Early, Mid career
AICF’s online cultural hub and go-to resource for Israeli artists and art consumers around the world.
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Grant Program for Greek Musicians

Early, Mid career
An exciting opportunity for top young Greek artists to study in Israel and take part in artistic collaborations between the two countries within the America-Israel cultural foundation and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation partnership.
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Fiscal Partnerships

Advanced, Mid career
AICF partners with artists and arts organizations to facilitate financial support towards the betterment of cultural advancement in Israel.
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AICF Community

Advanced, Mid career
Opportunities for AICF grantees to develop relationships with one another, to network and share ideas, and to explore new artistic collaborations. (coming soon).
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The Aviv Competitions

Early career
AICF’s Aviv Competitions have been held since 1999 and assist in the advancement of outstanding Israeli musicians who are just embarking on their artistic journey, through the distribution of prizes in different fields of musical performance.
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