Culture is an essential building block for a democratic, modern, open, tolerant and inclusive society. One of the objectives of cultural policy is to create the best conditions to enable artists to carry out their activities, to develop their creative potential, to freely produce their works and to develop their own expression of life in society.
With this in mind, the State has implemented a series of measures and mechanisms to promote the development and expansion of artistic and cultural professions, such as the grant to support artistic creation and the professional development of artists.
The purposes of the grant are as follows:
You are eligible for this grant if:
Non-profit associations (ASBL) or other groupings with legal personality are not eligible for this programme.
The grant can be awarded:
You are not eligible for this grant if your main activity is:
Applications for grants are reviewed 3 times a year by a committee responsible for advising the Minister for Culture.
The 3 application deadlines for the year 2023 are:
Your application for a grant must be submitted:
A grant cannot be awarded:
Applications that are incomplete or that are received after the application deadline and for which the completion deadlines can no longer be met are not eligible.
You must submit the application online via MyGuichet.lu with or without a LuxTrust product (Smartcard, Token, Signing-Stick) or electronic ID card (eID).
You may use this procedure if you do not have a LuxTrust product or an eID.
You must provide the following information on your application:
You must have a private eSpace on the MyGuichet.lu platform.
The procedure with authentication using a LuxTrust product or an eID has many features that are not available with the procedure without authentication.
Applicants can save the form as a draft, pause the application process and resume it later.
In addition, if you have a private eSpace on MyGuichet.lu, you can:
With authentication, you can:
Once your application has been sent, you will receive an email notification and a message in your private eSpace on MyGuichet.lu in the 'My messages' section.
Without authentication, you will receive an email notification:
If you do not receive an email after having submitted your application, you should check your email spam folder (junk email).
In the event of a technical problem, you can contact:
You must upload the following documents in order to attach them to your application:
In the case of an application for a grant for artistic development, you must also enclose a proof of registration or an invitation to an artist residency, a workshop, master class, conference, symposium or similar event.
Grant applications are reviewed by an advisory committee which takes into account the comparative merits of the projects, the budget submitted, the eligible costs and the available budgetary resources.
Selection is based on the alignment of your project with the following objectives and award/evaluation criteria:
Successful applicants will be awarded a grant of up to a maximum of EUR 8,000.
The amount granted is determined on an individual basis by ministerial decision:
A detailed report on the use of the grant or on the results of the research must be submitted within a maximum of 6 months after the completion of the project.
When the project leads to public activities (performances, exhibitions, etc.) or publications, the logo of the Ministry of Culture or a mention of its contribution must appear on information, promotional or advertising material, so as to show that the grant paid has led to cultural activities.
Demande de bourse d’aide à la création, au perfectionnement et au recyclage artistiques - démarche sans authentification
Demande de bourse d’aide à la création, au perfectionnement et au recyclage artistiques - démarche avec authentification