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Databases and tips on applications

Databases and listings

The following databases and listings can be used for further research on opportunities for funding and support for international projects. Some are interdisciplinary, some address specific disciplines – most of them are provided in German language only.


Handbuch der Kulturpreise

Federal Ministry for Economic Affaires and Energy: funding database

Kulturförderpunkt Berlin: Förderfinder


Tanzplan Deutschland
: dance support

German Music Information Centre: information on music support

Initiative Musik: Musikatlas - Förderatlas

Literaturport: prizes & scholarships

Autorenwelt: information on support

German PEN Centre: grant listing

German Federal Film Fund: film support

German Federal Film Board: list of supporters

Film und Medien Büro Niedersachsen: film support in Germany

Creative Europe MEDIA: film support in Germany

Cultural and Creative Industries Initiative: info on financing and support

Förderfibel. Der Ratgeber für Unternehmen und Existenzgründung


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On the Move: Funding Guides (country/region specific)

Dutch Culture I Trans Artists

Res Artis

Americans for the arts

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Tips and hints on applications

The webpage of the Kulturförderpunkt Berlin offers a variety of important and interesting hints related to applications for funding – writing a concept, choosing a supporter, submitting an application, calculating and organizing a project.   

Tips and tricks are collected here (in German language).

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