Cultural ventures

The Migros Culture Percentage provides funding to help creative artists in Switzerland realise their artistic ventures.

Visual Förderung Kultur Migros-Kulturprozent

Receiving sponsorship

  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Cabaret
  • Music
  • Film
  • Visual arts
  • Literature, comic
  • Digital culture
  • Interdisciplinary projects

You may apply for funding at any stage of your creative project, from the initial brainstorming to the project’s production and diffusion.

National or regional

While the Federation of Migros Cooperatives sponsors creative activities at the national level, the regional cooperatives support cultural projects in their regions.

You have 2 options

You can either search by region or topic to find the information you need.

Choose your region

Find out whether and how your project can be supported.

Please enter the postcode where your project mainly happens (except for camps: postcode of association's headquarters).

Choose your topic

For creative artists

Supporting ideation

Financial support for the development of artistic ideas.

For creative artists

Supporting diffusion

Financial support for the distribution of cultural works.

Call for bids

The Migros Culture Percentage of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives calls for bids that create trendsetting momentum for Switzerland’s cultural scene.

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The same funding criteria apply across all areas that qualify for funding. Specific funding is available for areas covered by our own projects (Double, Migros Culture Percentage Story Lab, m2act, m4music, Sparx).

The Federation of Migros Cooperatives Migros Culture Percentage focuses the provision of funding on the artistic creativity phase (ideation / diffusion) and no longer offers specific funding by area (except for our own projects). 
- Art spaces: Applications may be submitted for art spaces. Art spaces may submit applications for annual programmes in the diffusion phase if they are of nationwide interest.
- Publications: Publications are regarded as production and are not supported by the Federation of Migros Cooperatives Migros Culture Percentage. Publications are supported by some regional Migros cooperatives. 
- Video clips: Video clips are regarded as production and do not receive support from the Federation of Migros Cooperatives Migros Culture Percentage.
- Literary journals: Applications that involve running or production costs cannot be considered. Our funding focuses on meeting salary costs.