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    The application process

    Creatives from all three professional groups can apply to the Stiftung Kulturwerk foundation for a financial grant for their project by the dates set out below. Applications are not restricted to members of VG Bild-Kunst. Each professional group has its own application form as well as an information sheet with tips on how to complete the form. It is a prerequisite for funding that a complete application is received by the office of Stiftung Kulturwerk in Bonn within the time allowed. Applications that are received after the deadlines have expired or that are not provided in a form that enables assessment will not be accepted for consideration.

    For professional group I (visual arts), applications for the 2015 assessment period can be accepted until 15 September 2014. Organisations of visual artists in Germany that have legal capacity can apply. An application form and an information sheet with funding guidelines provide more information on the bidding conditions.

    An application form and an information sheet with the funding guidelines are also available for professional group II (photography, illustration, design).

    The application form for professional group III (film, television, audiovision) and tips on how to complete the form are available here.

    Application deadlines

    Application deadlines for professional group I:

        15 September for projects that will take place in 2015

    Only one application per applicant can be made in professional group I.

    Application deadlines for professional group II:

        15 May or
        15 November


    Only one application in a calendar year can be made in professional group II.

    Application deadlines for professional group III:

        31 January and
        30 June

    In professional group III you can submit an application for both dates. There is no restriction.

    Please note that the deadline for applications is the date of receipt in the office in Bonn.

    Funding volume

    In professional group I a maximum of 80 per cent of the total costs of a project will be funded, but not more than 20,000 euros.In professional group II a maximum of 80 per cent of the total costs of a project will be funded, but not more than 8,000 euros.In professional group III a maximum of 50 per cent of the total costs of a project will be funded.Information about the application forms and the dates of the meetings can be obtained from the office of the Stiftung Kulturwerk foundation.