INTRO funding programme, since 2019

Hamburg Ministry of Culture and Media (Behörde für Kultur und Medien)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Facilitating culturally diverse community life; using the positive role of art and culture in the development of an immigration-rich society
Helping to generate new perspectives through collaboration of Hamburg cultural institutions from various fields with artists from different countries of origin; sparking new ideas in Hamburg's urban culture

Target groups:
General public; cultural actors; political decision-makers; cultural institutions; associations; trade unions; foundations; civil society; professional artists; focus on refugees

Expected results:
Bringing together refugee artists and Hamburg cultural institutions for one-year collaborations; grants awarded by a jury of specialists promoting international artistic exchange

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

Nine projects implemented in 2019-2020; programme offered to assist start-ups/freelancing; employment opportunities created by means of networking and financial support

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Total for the first nine projects: EU210,000, of which EU1500 monthly for the artist and EU500 monthly in project funds for the institution

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
German Playhouse (Deutsches Schauspielhaus)
Private Sector
LICHTHOF Theatre, Hamburg
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
community centre GWA St. Pauli
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
community centre Kulturladen St. Georg
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Hoheluftschiff Children’s Theatre
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Kampnagel art space
Private Sector
Hamburg Conservatoire (Hamburger Konservatorium)
Private Sector
Ohnsorg Theatre
Private Sector
broadcaster TIDE GmbH
Private Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)