What we support

StadtBauKultur NRW supports projects in the fields of architecture, planning, public discourse, and other built environment projects. Requirement is a reference to North Rhine-Westphalia and to the topics of StadtBauKultur NRW (see topics 1 - 4). Of special interest are projects that include one or more of the following:

  • Practical perspective: projects that are implemented in practice or refer to practical issues.
  • Public benefit and visibility: projects that are visible and beneficial for larger target groups.
  • Sustainability: projects that are designed to provide long-term benefits.

What we do not support

We do not support institutional funding and or projects that do not clearly serve the public interest on purposes of building culture.

Who we support

StadtBauKultur NRW is aimed at all persons, institutions, and municipalities from North Rhine-Westphalia and beyond that contribute to the state’s building culture in exemplary, innovative, and high-quality ways.

Our support

StadtBauKultur NRW provides substantive and organizational support. In addition, StadtBauKultur NRW can provide limited financial resources for projects. Additional personal or external contributions are expected.

Project application

To apply for assistance through StadtBauKultur NRW, a project application must be submitted that includes the following information:

  • Project description (What is it? What are the benefits and what results will be generated?)
  • Reference to a topic (see topics 1-4)
  • Schedule
  • The expenditure and financing plan (including personal or external contributions)

Project selection

Project proposals can be submitted at any time. The submitted application proposals are reviewed every three months by the Executive and the Advisory Board. The submission of an application does not guarantee any support.

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