From arts education to professional artistic productions: There's a huge variety of funding options. Get to know them and learn how to approach successful application writing.

Phase(s)

Pre-Production, Post-Production

Subject

Sources of support

Target groups

Artists, Creative and Cultural Professions

Sectors

for all sectors, photography, visual and graphic arts, music, webdesign, dance, media, performing arts

Level of experience

Intermediary

Prerequisites

None

Description

In this training, participants are enabled to research funding options based on a grid of criteria

Content

  • Who funds artistic projects, and in which context (dedicated art funds vs. funds that can be used for artistic projects)
  • Principles of funding (Flatrate based, "Fehlbedarfsfinanzierung", "Vollfinanzierung" etc)
  • Find possible funds for own ideas out of a pool of funding options
  • Writing a pitch of an own project directed at a specific funding program

Method

  • presentation of some principles and sources of funding
  • participants try to connect their own previously developed ideas with funding programme profiles that are spread in the room on papers
  • participants write a pitch of their project directed at a selected funding programme

Objectives

  • to get a first gasp at funding mechanisms and resources
  • to learn how to connect own ideas and existing funding sourdes successfully

Results

The module results in a better understanding of funding possibilities and, in the best case, lays grounds for actual funding applications

Resources

  • Whiteboard or Flipchart with suitable markers (or projector, in case digital presentation is used)
  • Paper and pens

Evaluations

Online Questionnaire (Google Drive)

Support material

Sheets presenting various funding options (have to be updated ~anually to stay connected to funding reality)

Duration

6 h

Participants

3 to 20

Course language(s)

Deutsch, Français, Español, English

Past track experience

since 2015

Trainer

Sascha Düx

Organisation

ROOTS & ROUTES Cologne e. V. (RRCGN)

Contact

Sascha Düx

Download

📎 Module PDF (0.11 MB)

Personal curriculum


This Curriculum was developed with funding from the EU programme ERASMUS+ as Strategic Partnership in the field of Vocational Education and Training.
Erasmus+
This curriculum reflects only the authors’ views; the European Commission and the ERASMUS+ national agencies are not responsible for any use that may be made of the informations it contains.

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Organisations

ROOTS & ROUTES Cologne e. V. (RRCGN)

ROOTS & ROUTES Cologne e. V. (RRCGN) is a non-profit association that promotes cultural and social diversity in arts and media, strengthening of diversity conscious youth work as well as promotion of international exchanges and international youth mobility.