Here you can find information on project funding and scholarships in the field of contemporary music as well as on the offers and priorities of various funding institutions from Berlin, Germany and Europe. Current open calls are posted on the noticeboard.


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Soundcinema: Call for Sounds (Deadline: 31.7.24)

For the sixth edition of the festival, we are once again looking for musical compositions, sound collages, sound experiments, soundscapes, narrative audio formats or technoid productions that are characterised by a transgressive and futuristic impetus and attempt to subvert conventional li...

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General Project Funding (Deadline: 31.06.24)

General Project Funding accepts applications from creative artists twice a year to finance projects in all artistic fields: visual and performing arts, literature, music, dance, film, photography, architecture and New Media. Up to ten million euros is allocated each year to support large, ...

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International Coproduction Fund (Deadline: 01.06.24)

The International Coproduction Fund (IKF) supports coproductions worldwide that grow out of collaborative and dialogue-based working processes in the fields of music, dance, theatre and performance art. We use this fund to promote innovative productions and international cultural exchange ...

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Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung (Deadline: tba)

The Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation is dedicated to contemporary music in a wide variety of ways. Alongside its annual presentation of the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize for an outstanding life’s achievement, three Composers Prizes are awarded per year. Prize winners are nominated and se...

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Infrastructure support (Deadline: tba)

The aim of the funding is to optimize the organizational operations of independent art and cultural institutions. The actors of the independent scene often work and finance themselves on a project basis. (Information only in German)

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inm - initiative neue musik berlin e.V. (Deadline: 15.10.24)

inm supports artistic projects in the field of contemporary music that demonstrate a high level of artistic quality. Priority is given to artistic projects that aim to create and disseminate new and contemporary music – for example, concerts with premieres and returning productions, smalle...