On this page, you will find links to all the necessary guidelines.

Grant Applicant

  • General Guidelines apply to all application rounds (January, March, August, and October rounds).
  • Frequently Asked Questions has answers to the most common questions.
  • Applicant checklist is a list of six items that summarises the most crucial points of the application.
  • Online Application Service includes a test application form for applicants to acquaint themselves with outside application periods. The Foundation recommends going through the actual application form carefully as soon as the application period opens, as filling it in will clear up many questions.

Guidelines for Special Purpose Grants

A few of the Cultural Foundation grants, such as the Argumenta or Mobility Grant, include instructions that differ from the General Guidelines. In the January round of applications, it is advisable to also check possible special grants of the regional funds:

Guidelines for Other Grants

Reference Guidelines

References related to grant applications must be submitted before the application deadline to the Online Reference Service. Please find the guidelines here.

Grantee Guidelines

Grantee guidelines contain information, for example, on withdrawing the grant and submitting a grant report.