Funding-Funding at the federal level
The federal government maintains its own support programs for companies. We provide you with information on selected programs.
Here you will find information about formalities related to this subject:
Integration of self-employed persons; application for benefits.
If you receive unemployment benefit II and would like to become self-employed or are already self-employed, your job center can support you with necessary purchases of material goods and with free advice and training.
Energy consulting in small and medium-sized businesses; application for funding
If you choose to receive energy advice for non-residential buildings, you can apply for an energy advice grant.
Apply for funding for projects to increase energy efficiency
If you make investments to increase the energy efficiency of your processes and plants, you can apply for financial support under certain conditions.
Film heritage; application for funding for the digitization of films
If you want to digitise historically important or valuable German films, you can apply for funding under certain conditions.
Cinema; application for funding within the framework of the Future Cinema Program
If you would like to invest in your cinema, you can apply for funding under certain conditions.
Cinema film distribution; application for a grant
If you, as a film distributor, release an artistically ambitious film in theaters, you can receive funding under certain conditions.
Program-filling documentaries; applying for a story development grant
If you are developing an artistically outstanding programme-length documentary film project, you can apply for a material development grant under certain conditions.
Apply for funding for the production of full-length children's films and children's short films
If you produce full-length children's films and short films with a significant German cultural impact, you can apply for funding.
Video promotion; application
If you release a German theatrical film on DVD, video-on-demand or Blu-ray Disc, you can apply for funding under certain conditions.