Application & Documentation

Grant proposals from artists or institutions should be submitted to the Foundation Office via email. Please send your proposal including application form and related attachments as PDF files to If you are unsure of whether you meet the criteria, please call or email the Office for clarification before applying.

The grant proposal should render a comprehensive picture of the proposed project and include specifications as regards content, form, aim, target groups, applicants or submitting institutions, as well as time and financial frame. A grant proposal must include the following items:

  • Accompanying letter 
  • Fully completed application form
  • Project summary (max. 2 A4 pages) including title, contents, aims, applicant, time and cost frame, funding area, requested grant sum
  • Project description in detail and budget plan (except in visual arts)

SwissFoundations, the Association of Swiss Grant-making Foundations, has published a guide containing general recommendations for grant applications. The recommendations are available as download (PDF, 36 KB).