The Grant Programmes of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage create an essential funding source for Citizen Society Organizations on the cultural field. Additionally, they create important support for local and regional governments, local cultural institutions, and churches and religious associations. Programmes are an elastic systemic project-based solution for the development of cultural activity in Poland. This measure is primarily concerned with artistic events, museum and contemporary art collections, fine arts, literature and readership promotion, artistic and cultural education, monuments protection, cultural heritage and cultural-infrastructure development.
In the framework of the grant programmes of the Minister, about 13 thousand projects received financing in the 2016-2019 period.
Institutions connected with local and regional self-government obtained support in c.a. 5 thousand projects.
Citizen Society Organizations received co-financing of c.a. 4,5 thousand projects.
Financial resources allocated to the grant programmes were about 337 million USD in the 2016-2019 years.