Deutscher Kulturförderpreis 2017

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg © / Ralph Larmann

Criteria for the selection of projects:

- Cultural and social relevance
- Creativity of the support concept
- Sustainability and impact
- Willingness to take risks
- Innovative transfer of knowledge between companies, cultural institutions, artists, and the public

The prizes will be awarded at a festive gala in Hamburg in winter 2017. With the kind support of the Otto Group, the award ceremony will take place at the Elbphilharmonie.

Applicants 2017

DKFP 2017

Kleine Unternehmen


DKFP 2017

Mittlere Unternehmen


DKFP 2017

Große Unternehmen


Application Information

Companies or corporate foundations can submit a cultural sponsoring project from the past 24 months. This year’s application deadline was June 30, 2017. There are no submission, participation, or processing fees for the application.


Anje Lang
Arts Sponsorship and Cultural Policy
Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e. V.

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Deutscher Kulturförderpreis 2016 © Anna Meuer

Past Arts Sponsorship Awards

Jahrestagung 2015: Dr. Clemens Börsig (chairman), Dr. Franziska Nentwig (director) © Felix Grünschloss

Cultural Policy

Arbeitskreis Arts Sponsorship (AKF) at Folkwang Museum, 2010  © Herbert Höltgen

Arts Sponsorship

Dr. Susanne Ehrenfried ( ACC) and Dr. August Markl (Chairman ACC), Hamburg 2016 © Henning Rogge

Corporate Collecting