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Multi-sector funding Projects of institutions (1-2 years)

Target Group

The Senate Department for Culture and Europe allocates funds to support artistic projects from specific disciplines as well as cross-sector works which will be realized in Berlin.
Eligible for application are the subordinate institutions, institutions without legal capacity and foundations under public law for which Berlin’s cultural affairs department is responsible also including the cultural institutions financed by Berlin’s boroughs; furthermore cultural institutions that receive institutional funding from the federal government (Bund), the federal state of Berlin, a borough, or the German Lottery Foundation Berlin (DKLB). Theatre and dance groups that receive a “Konzeptförderung” from the federal state of Berlin are also eligible.

Purpose of funding

The goal is to promote arts and cultural projects that correspond to Berlin’s own self-image as an open, creative, history-conscious metropolis.
Support goes to projects of the applicants named above that cannot be or are not adequately be funded by regular funding programmes of the Senate Department for Culture and Europe, e.g. festivals, series, coproductions as well as single exhibitions or single productions/performances.

Eligibility and conditions

  • you are a berlin based institution
  • exhibition fees and minimum fees for artists must be taken into account in the financing plan (see Empfehlungen für Honoraruntergrenzen)
  • funded projects have to be realized and visible according to your application (fiscal period)
  • projects which have already started are excluded from application
  • People with disabilities have equal rights and are entitled to full participation in culture especially to reach cultural offers and access cultural activities. If you are planning barrier-free events please describe which target group you would like to reach and how you will address them. Expenses caused by this intension can be listed in your budget plan.

There is no entitlement to funding

Funding volume

  • there is no minimum or maximum amount of funding
  • applicants who are receiving institutional funding can apply for project-related support for rent and other running costs for personnel and material expenses only if this is not covered by their existing regular funding.
  • in justified cases, funding may be granted for more than two years
  • the funding only covers expenses in Berlin or directly connected with the part of the project taking place in Berlin
  • in justified cases, funding may be granted for more than two years

Call for applications

The funding programme will be announced two times a year (June and December). Please pay close attention to the deadline in the information sheet (in german only)

Application procedure

Please refer to the current version of the information sheet for more details on submitting an application.

Information Sheet Multi-sector funding Projects of institutions (1-2 years)

PDF-Document (320.1 kB) - As of: 23. März 2021

Detailed project description (2021)

PDF-Document (412.4 kB) - As of: 23. März 2021

Finanancing plan (This tamplate is mandatory!)

XLSX-Document (24.4 kB) - As of: 23. März 2021

Confirmation of at least one presentation venue

DOCX-Document (20.4 kB) - As of: 23. März 2021

Recommendation for minimum fees

PDF-Document (212.0 kB) - As of: 23. März 2021

Information sheet for accessibility

PDF-Document (176.6 kB) - As of: 23. März 2021

Please submit your application and all supporting documents electronically.

Access the online application