We fund the arts and culture through grants and subsidies. Grants are awarded to individuals and working groups, while subsidies are awarded to communities.
Webinar about Taikes grants and subsidies 2023
Grants and supports
Information about supplementary artist pensions
A supplementary artist pension may be awarded as recognition of an outstanding contribution to the creative or performing arts. Supplementary artist pensions are not available to artists whose permanent income from pensions and other sources exceeds a certain a limit. The application period for supplementary artist pensions is in September.
Information about working grants
Taike’s working grants are intended to cover working and living costs.
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 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.
Information about special subsidies for cultural activities in sparsely populated rural areas
These subsidies support cultural activities in sparsely populated rural areas. They were intended for registered communities, such as municipalities, foundations, associations, cooperatives and companies.
Information about special subsidies for children’s culture
These subsidies are intended for projects related to children’s and youth culture that employ artists involved with children’s culture. It is considered an advantage if the project is carried out in collaboration with a children’s cultural centre.
Meet Our Funding Recipients
applications are processed each year
45 000 000 €
is awarded each year in grants and subsidies to promote the arts and culture
of applicants receive a positive decision