Funding Projects in the Field of Movable Cultural Heritage, Museums and Visual Arts – via call for proposals and targeted financial support.

Ministry of Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The main objective of the measure is to support cultural institutes in the field of cultural heritage and to improve the system of preserving, managing and presenting cultural values via tenders and targeted financial support. This enables the creation of a quality museum and artistic productions, as well as providing audiences with ever wider access to Bulgarian works of art and cultural heritage.

The special focus of the Ministry of Culture is funding State, regional and municipal cultural institutes operating in the field of museum works throughout the country. A key priority is to increase the financial resources not only for the abovementioned institutes, but also for project funding of the independent visual arts sector. The support for visual art forums enables the general public to access cultural diversity and contemporary achievements in this field.

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

Through these programmes the Ministry of Culture actively participates in the process of promoting cultural diversity by supporting the preservation and presentation of cultural heritage and visual arts. The Ministry of Culture's annual allowance for museum works and visual arts is a significant contribution, on the one hand, towards providing a quality museum product, on the other - towards developing young professional generation in the field of visual arts. The financial contribution to visual arts bi-annual events and forums supports the establishment of diversity in cultural expression forms and expands the public's access to increasingly higher artistic cultural products.

Under the Programme for targeted financial support for activities in the field of museum and fine arts, performing arts, regional cultural activities, non-professional artworks, literary, printed and intangible cultural heritage, 95 projects in the field of museum and fine arts were supported between 2016 and 2019.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Funding is provided by the State budget - USD 900,615

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Public sector, CSOs
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

Annual reports present the benefits and contributions to developing this sector as a result of the support provided.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Artes visuales