Berlin Funding Programme for Emerging Experts in Arts Education

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Durchstarten aims to provide accessible first funding to people who (want to) carry out their own artistic projects with young people but who encounter barriers in other funding programs. 

Basic Info


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Tel.: 030 3030444-57
E-Mail: info@durchstarten.berlin

We speak German, English, Italian and Spanish.

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Durchstarten is primarily aims at projects by:

- young people without funding experience
- People with disabilities
- People with migration background and refugees
- People without formal training

 As experts, they submit the application and manage the project.

Basic Info

- simplified application and accounting
- most of the participants in your project are between 0-27 years old
- the participants are artistically active themselves in your project
- in the project, you work together with a partner. For example: a school or an association
- up to 1.000 € per person & month (max. 12.000 €)
- max. project duration: 12 months
- earliest project start in 2024: March
- project support through coachings

Funded Projects 2024

Next application deadline

Expected in autumn 2024 for projects in 2025