We fund the arts and culture through grants and subsidies. Grants are awarded to individuals and working groups, while subsidies are awarded to communities.
applications are processed each year
40 000 000 €
is awarded each year in grants and subsidies to promote the arts and culture
of applicants receive a positive decision
Grants and supports
Information about special subsidies for “Percent for Art” projects
These special subsidies are intended for communities that procure works of art for their construction projects.
Information about subsidies for promoting cultural diversity and combating racism
These subsidies are intended for communities to support inclusion and participation in culture, as well as intercultural dialogue.
Information about special subsidies for cultural activities in sparsely populated areas
These subsidies support cultural activities in sparsely populated areas. They are intended for registered communities, such as municipalities, foundations, associations, cooperatives and companies.
Information about subsidies for promoting cultural wellbeing and inclusion
These subsidies are intended for communities to promote the accessibility and wellbeing effects of art and culture, as well as participation and inclusion in art and culture.
Information about festival subsidies
These subsidies are intended to support art and culture festivals of national or regional importance.
Information about operational subsidies for specific artforms
These subsidies are intended for communities in specific fields of the arts, such as associations, cooperatives and companies, to support their ongoing operations. The application period for operational subsidies is in autumn. Operational subsidies may be awarded to support the operations of a community or a specific part of their operations.