Project funding for New Music

Target group / Purpose of funding

The Senate Department for Culture and Europe is a key funding provider of the Initiative für Neue Musik e.V. (INM), an alliance of institutions, individual musicians, and music groups in Berlin. The bulk of this funding goes to support projects in the area of New Music and sound art.
Funding is available through this programme for the realization of creative and educational projects developed by professional artists and independent groups working within the field of New Music.

Eligibility and conditions

  • Projects funded under this programme must be performed in Berlin.
  • Applicants must have their primary domicile in Berlin.

Funding volume

Projects involving all genres of contemporary New Music and sound art are eligible for funding. Projects aiming to build and strengthen cultural infrastructure or which will be staged within the context of a festival or series of events will be prioritized. Grants are awarded through this programme by an independent jury appointed by the INM.

Application dates

Applications must be submitted to the office of the INM before 15 October for projects scheduled to take place the following year.

Application procedure

Further details on this funding programme and application forms are available on the INM homepage:

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