growing:together – art and integration

Where
Austria
When
2016
Who
Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria
Key objectives of the measure:
  • support of innovative art projects that promote exchange between different ethnic groups, expand the active participation of migrants in cultural life, increase intercultural openness of cultural institutions and other entities, and strengthen the intercultural capacities of the project partners
Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
financial
Main feature of the measure:

To assist in the mainstreaming of migrant art and culture, the Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery instituted the project grant “growing:together – arts and integration” in 2016. This programme supports innovative art and culture projects in the areas of visual arts, performing arts, film, literature, music, and interdisciplinary projects that are geared toward promoting exchange between different ethnic groups, expanding the active participation of migrants in cultural life, increasing the intercultural openness of cultural institutions and other entities, and strengthening the intercultural capacities of the project partners. 

Eligible projects must fulfil the criteria of high artistic quality, innovative character, and supra-regional impact and/or exemplary character. Awarded projects receive financial assistance in the form of grants of up to EUR 20,000 per project.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:
  • 15 projects realized with financial support through this funding scheme
Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Funding: EUR 200,000  

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Music
Performing Arts
Publishing
Visual Arts
Cultural Value Chain
Participation