Funding opportunities for artists
Artists living in
Berlin are eligible to apply for country-wide scholarships as well as for
programmes of the Berlin’s cultural affairs department (‘Berliner
Senatskanzlei - Kulturelle Angelegenheiten´) or programs initiated by the
districts of Berlin.
Berlin’s cultural affairs department supports single artists and group projects and awards scholarships. Further information and application forms for these funding opportunities can be found on the web page of the cultural administration of the Senate of Berlin: www.berlin.de/sen/kultur/en/funding/funding-programmes/.
Project fund for cultural education
The project fund for cultural education (`Projektfonds Kulturelle Bildung´) is another funding option provided by the county of Berlin. It supports cooperation projects that provide access to arts and culture to children, youths and young adults. Information can be found on the web page of the Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH: www.projektfonds-kulturelle-bildung.de.
On district level founds are available through the district culture fund. The guidelines for the application and the funding opportunities vary from district to district. Questions can be directed at the respective district department (www.berlin.de/verwaltungsfuehrer/kunst-kulturaemter/).
The Cultural Contact Point Germany informs about the cultural funding of the EU: www.ccp-deutschland.de. Touring-artists provides a funding database about international mobility: www.touring-artists.info/foerderdatenbank.html?&L=1.
An overview on further funding opportunities is provided by Kulturförderpunkt Berlin: www.kulturfoerderpunkt-berlin.de.
The bbk berlin regularly announces calls for application, competitions and scholarships on its web page: www.bbk-berlin.de.
Information on funding programs and application forms are usually provided in German only.