Deadline: 30 March 2023
Call for entries

Berlin Art Grant Clinic
4 – 5 April 2023 ­
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Are you looking for the golden egg? Berlin Art Grant Clinic knows how the chickens function!

Join us for a 2 days live online course to get your self equipped for the funding deadlines after the Easter and learn how to demystify the funding, grant and residency application processes.

(4 April 2023 13:00-17:00 CET & 5 April 2023 13:00-14:00 CET)
– Understanding Funding Bodies
– Decision process in funding application evaluations
– Getting over your writing blockage
– Structure of funding applications
– Creating a project description
– Writing your artist statement
– Learning tips about portfolio making, preparing your CV
– Key elements, tips and tricks for a successful application
– A focused timeline
– Focused and realistic budgeting
– Tips and tricks to avoid emergency expenditure

You will also get:
– A sample project description
– Sample project budgets
– Sample artist statements
– List of places to find suitable grant givers
– Immediate answers to your questions
– Additional Q & A Session

In case you want to go deeper in the healing process and want a Private Health Check Up of Your Application, you can attend to:

APPLICATION CHECK-UP: 5 April 2023 13:30-17:00 CET (The duration might vary depending on the number of participants)
where you will be able to work on your written application text and get immediate feedback for your corrections.
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You know your art work or project is good, but you are not sure if you know the right way to make a proper project application. Berlin Art Grant Clinic aims at teaching artists, curators, NGOs and other creative minds the necessary tools for writing successful grant and residency applications. These include particular techniques, hints and tricks in all stages of an application. In these three days, you will be instructed step by step through the narrative structure. You will learn how to formulate and write a successful project description and application, prepare a portfolio, CV, write an artist statement, motivation letter, making an efficient budget and timeline.

Berlin Art Grant Clinic offers grant Diagnosis Seminars, application Operation Workshops and a private Emergency Room to support your applications. It particularly focuses on exploring ways of finding the suitable German and International application calls for your project/artwork.


Berlin Art Grant Clinic is a support system for artists, curators, NGOs and creative minds from all fields to help them to equip themselves for a successful career in the art scene. Through its seminars, workshops and consultancy practices it fills the gap between the art schools and the professional life, and helps cultural actors to sustain their careers as well as their lives. Established in 2014, the clinic coached more than 1400 artists, curators, cultural managers and designers and helped so many of them to receive funding. With the Emergency Room, Berlin Art Grant Clinic’s success rate is 75%.

Ece Pazarbaşı, the ‘doctor’ of the clinic is working as a Guest Lecturer at Aalto University in Helsinki and teaching the content of the Clinic since 2016. She has given Grant Writing courses in numerous places including Helsinki Fine Arts Academy, Weissensee Kunsthochshcule, UdK Berlin, Mainz and Kassel Kunsthochschule as well as at bildungswerk des bbk Berlin, Transart Institute – Plymouth University, Open University, Helsinki Finland, HIAP Artist Residency, Branchentreff – Performing Arts Programm des Laft Berlin, PAP – Performing Arts Programme and Goethe Institute.