Berlin Funding Programme for Emerging Experts in Arts Education

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Who is Durchstarten for?
Durchstarten supports persons whose ideas and experiences tend to come off short in the field of Arts Education because they are faced with so many barriers in other funding programmes that they can’t apply for funding to carry out their own projects.

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Further Information

Next Application Deadline:

5 April 2022 for projects starting earliest in July 2022

Questions and Answers

What is the purpose of Durchstarten and who is it for? What are “barriers”? What is the application procedure?

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For example: young adults, people with disabilities, people with migration background and refugees

Durchstarten is what you’re looking for if you want to carry out artistic projects with young people. Funding can be provided to projects where young people aged 0 - 27 years are artistically active themselves. In your project you work with a partner, for example a school or youth club.


Basic Info

  • simplified application and accounting
  • up to 1.000 € per person and month (12.000 € max.)
  • max. project duration: 12 months
  • earliest project start: projects can usually start in February
  • project support through coachings

Click here for more information on the application.


If you have any questions or need advice don’t hesitate to ask us:


030 3030444-42

We speak German, English and Spanish.