Digital Culture (Kultur Digital), 2018 to 2024

German Federal Cultural Foundation
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Enabling cultural institutions to make full use of digital possibilities and to tailor use to their respective specific activities; supporting cultural institutions in their efforts to proactively seize the opportunities offered by digital possibilities and address the corresponding challenges in a professional manner

Target groups:
Publicly funded cultural institutions and associations such as museums, theatres, concert and literature venues

Expected results:
Financially supporting the (further) development of public cultural institutions' digital planning; facilitating exchange with experts on digital matters; promoting in particular measures for the production of digital art, digital curation and the use of digital means to disseminate content and communicate

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Over eight culture-hackathons run since 2014; Digital Fund (Fonds Digital) support since 2020, submission deadline for projects was July 2019; Academy for Theatre and Digitality founded and grant programme launched in 2019

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

EU21,000 (2018); forecast EU485,000 (2019), total of EU18 million in funding (2018 to 2024)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)