General Project Funding


The following individuals were appointed to the Jury of the Federal Cultural Foundation for the three-year term from 2020 to 2022. The Jury is responsible for reviewing and selecting projects in the area of General Project Funding.

Marius Babias

Director of the n.b.k. – Neuer Berliner Kunstverein

Vita of Marius Babias

Prof. Dr. Manuela Bojadzijev

Professor for Globalised Cultures Leuphana University Lüneburg

Vita of Prof. Dr. Manuela Bojadzijev

Yvonne Büdenhölzer

Director of Suhrkamp Theaterverlag and president of the International Theatre Institute

Vita of Yvonne Büdenhölzer

Thomas Christoph Heyde

freelance composer

Vita of Thomas Christoph Heyde

Sabine Himmelsbach

Director of the House of Electronic Arts Basel (Hek)

Vita of Sabine Himmelsbach

Bettina Masuch

Director of tanzhaus nrw

Vita of Bettina Masuch

Heike Munder

Director of the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst

Vita of Heike Munder

Lydia Rilling

Artistic director of the Donaueschinger Musiktage

Vita of Lydia Rilling

Dr. Katrin Schumacher

Editor-in-chief for literature, film and theatre at Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR)

Vita of Dr. Katrin Schumacher

Further information

Responsibilities of the Jury

The Jury is responsible for reviewing and selecting the applications in the area of General Project Funding which is open to all artistic fields.

New Jury Session

The next jury session will take place in spring 2023, at which the jury will consider applications submitted prior to 31 January 2023. Please note that projects pending funding notification cannot begin before the date of the jury session.