INITIAL 2 – New Cooperations
Akademie der Künste Special Grant

The INITIAL 2 – New Cooperations Special Grant was awarded to 351 artists. The application period has expired.

As part of NEUSTART KULTUR, a Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media programme, the Akademie der Künste awarded the INITIAL 2 – New Cooperations Special Grant to fund the research and development of artistic projects, which are created in cooperations and collaborations between artists. The programme is directed at professional artists living and working in Germany. The funding period of the special grant is from 1 July to 31 December 2022.

The special grant serves to protect and facilitate artistic production. It is the basis and initiative for artistic projects, whose preparation and development have been more difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Detailed information about the INITIAL 2 – New Cooperations Special Grant is available here.

Concluded: Akademie der Künste INITIAL Special Grant

In 2021 the INITIAL Special Grant was awarded to 766 artists. That grant period has concluded.

Information about the past INITIAL Special Grant is available here.