FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about the Application

  • What languages can applications be submitted in?

  • Who should I consider as a project partner?

  • Do you award funding to authors and artists on an individual basis?

  • Who can submit an application?

  • To what extent should the applicant's project partners be involved?

  • What is the maximal amount of funding?

  • Can I include operational costs?

  • When is the deadline for submissions?

  • When will you decide the outcome of my application? When will I be notified?

  • Can I re-submit an application if I've already been rejected?

What languages can applications be submitted in?

Applications are accepted in German or English. Please take care to use the correct application form for your language of choice.

Who should I consider as a project partner?

At least different three countries in Europe or from the immediate vicinity must be involved in the project you are planning. However, please note that the decisive factors in your application's success will be the quality of your project and the degree of interconnection it establishes between countries and organizations, not the nationality of the applicant(s) and/or project partners. Your project may optionally involve organizations and/or institutions in Germany. German involvement is not mandatory.

Do you award funding to authors and artists on an individual basis?

No. Individual grants are not awarded.

Who can submit an application?

Non-profit organizations and/or institutions may submit grant applications. Individuals may not apply.

To what extent should the applicant's project partners be involved?

Your international project partners must be on equal standing, equally involved in your project's planning and execution, and they must benefit from our funding. Please make the division of labor as envisioned by all parties clear in your application.

What is the maximal amount of funding?

The grant awarded by the Allianz Cultural Foundation may not exceed 50% of the total project budget. There is no fixed upper limit, because the amount of funding depends on diverse factors, including each project's scope and duration, the number of partners involved, etc.

Can I include operational costs?

Grants are project-related. Overhead costs may comprise up to 20% of the total requested funding. Furnishings, purchases of technical equipment, renovational and/or conversion work, and other similar capital investments  may not be included in the funding scheme.

When is the deadline for submissions?

Your application must be submitted electronically. The next deadline is 1 March 2018. That means your electronic application must be received on or before 1 March.

When will you decide the outcome of my application? When will I be notified?

You will be given confirmation of receipt automatically. Final decisions are usually sent out per email by the middle of July. Please double-check that the contact information you provide is both accurate and complete.

Can I re-submit an application if I've already been rejected?

Applications may be re-submitted if the project has evolved since being rejected. Please review the latest funding criteria before re-submitting to make sure that your project still fulfills them. Do update your application materials as needed.