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Migros Zurich Culture Percentage supports around 3,000 cultural projects and institutions each year.

In principle, funding is available for cultural events, social projects and recreational or mass sporting events that are neither self-sustaining nor commercial ventures.

A full application is required for requests to be considered. The application must be submitted at least six weeks before the event or project start.

The documentation must include:

  • Project description 
  • Detailed budget  
  • Venue and date of event 
  • Postal address of applicant 

We do not provide funding for:

  • Private individuals  
  • Foundations 
  • Benefit events 
  • The visual arts 
  • CD and film productions 
  • Printing cost subsidies 
  • Graduation and degree dissertations 
  • Building projects 
  • New uniforms 
  • Carnival and St. Nicholas events 


A few projects chosen at random from our database

Castle Classics, Open Air Bounce Bounce, Wadin Jazz Club, Cäcilienchor Thalwil, Musigfründe Säuliamt, Hombrechtikon Comic Opera, Uster Organ Festival, Elements of Rock, Zürcher Ländlersunntig, Jazz im Seefeld, ...

Pfannenstil Nature Network, Zurich Hedgehog Centre, Glarnerland Nature Centre, Höfe Beekeepers Association, Swiss Association for the Protection of Birds, SWILD Association...

Activity Pass, OK Brahmshof Festival, YWCA/YMCA Mönchaltorf Summer Camp, Job Workshop, Social Fabric Association, Apprentices Fair, Blauring Pfäffikon Autumn Camp, Kafi Klick, ...

Rapperswil-Jona Castle Run, Cyclocross Meilen, Limmatnixen Zurich, Zimmerberg Orienteering, Zurich Seebach Chess Club, Rägi Camp, Glarus Curling Club, Uster Roller Sports Club, Kids on Track, Sihltal Spring Run, ...

Zurich Dances, Zurich Flamenco Festival, Dance Slam, Kids in Dance, Zurich Dancehouse, compagnie drift, ...

KufKi Culture for Kids, Gustavs Schwestern Theatre, Thalwil Days of Culture, akitiv Theatre Group, SPUNK Improv Theatre Festival, Chrüz & Quär Cabaret Festival, Atelier Theatre Meilen, ...

Zirkus Chnopf, Variété Pavé, Mugg, Circus Monti, ...

Uster Summer Readings, Videoex, Vorlesbar, Poetry Slam Zurich, «Dimensions» exhibition, Ort für Wort See-Linth, Magic Lantern, Storytelling Oasis, Black Film Festival, ...

Funding requests

Want to apply for funding for your project? Then please complete the following form.

Applications can be submitted in German.

* = mandatory field

Association / institution


Project / event

200 to 500 characters
(maximum 10 MB, no budget is required for tombola donations, tournament prizes, small camps, etc.)
Please attach your budget document (income/expenditure, maximum 2 MB)
Any additional documents, e.g. brief concept (maximum 2 MB)

Unless you receive a confirmation e-mail, we not have received your application. If that happens, please submit the application again. Thank you.

Any questions about funding at Migros Zurich?

Get in touch with:

Migros Cooperative Zurich
Culture Percentage
Pfingstweidstrasse 101
8005 Zurich