Katapult is an independent, not-for-profit project, and depends on the income from workshops and residencies to cover the costs of rent and administration. As the core team are artists ourselves, we know it can be a struggle to find ways to pay for the necessary time and space both for creation and for ongoing training.

Here, we offer some starting points for how to go about finding support for your work.

General Funding Information

On The Move have an excellent summary of funding opportunities that might be available to artists wishing to travel to Berlin:

TransArtists also has a funding information section divided by country including a brief summary of eligibility, which can save you some time when searching for relevant programmes:

STEP Travel Grants offers funds to artists looking to travel Europe to develop and share skills. Extra budget is available for longer distance travel and sustainable transport methods:

EU Cultural Foundation Grant Exchange supports cultural changemakers and their projects through grants and exchange programmes:

The Robert Cimetta Fund is an international non-profit making organisation that supports individual artists and cultural managers wishing to travel in order to develop contemporary artistic cooperation projects in the Euro-Arab geographical zone and beyond:

i-Portunus is a short-term pilot project, selected and funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, to trial a mobility scheme for artists and culture professionals.

Kreativ-Transfer supports the international networking and visibility of companies, artists and creatives in the fields of performing arts, visual arts and games. (DE only)

We plan to expand this page as we discover further information ourselves, so keep checking back for the latest updates.

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