Emergency situation – How can I help? How can I be helped? Here we collect offers of support for the cultural sector as well as possibilities through which we can help people who are life-threatened by the effects of the Corona crisis. There is no guarantee of completeness, but we hope it will serve its purpose.
Information about the Coronavirus in all languages.
The Tafel Dresden wishes above all to receive financial support
Donation side of the board
Overview Coronavirus – activities (excerpt) in the individual countries of Doctors without Borders
Doctors without borders to Lesvos
Donate for doctors without borders
Mission Lifeline donate
Overviews of assistance and support for the cultural sector
Reload | Scholarships for independent groups from the Federal Cultural Foundation, 130 scholarships for independent groups of three or more members in the fields of theatre, dance and music from July 2020 to December 2020 >>> Application period: 11 – 25.5.2020
Saxon Award for Art and Demography 2020: “KunstZeitAlter”, deadline 31.05.
Denkzeit” scholarship of the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony! A one-time grant of 2,000 euros each is awarded for a period of two months.
Stiftung Lichtblick – For artists*, freelancers or solo self-employed
Overview of emergency aid for the cultural and creative industries in Germany
Emergency aid loan for Saxon micro-enterprises and freelancers
Emergency program “Saxony helps immediately”
Survey and overview of support measures by Kreatives Sachsen
Aid for artists and creative people from the Federal Government
Corona: Support Program Performing Arts Fund
The Saxon Music Council helps immediately.
What can I do myself?
Lower annual labour income in the KSK and pay less contribution
Call the tax office and request a reduction or elimination of input tax
Every solo self-employed person can apply for ALG 2 in an emergency.
Rent in times of Corona- 500 € immediate aid for theatre professionals
Legal situation and advice Laaser Law Firm: Deficiency fee
Cancellation due to Corona – labour law implications
Initial telephone consultation for companies, freelancers and institutions
Bundesagentur für Arbeit: Corona-Virus: short-time working allowance possible
Deutscher Kulturrat: Corona versus Culture – Newsletter for all artists, cultural businesses, public and private cultural institutions affected by restrictions
6 months unconditional basic income
News and useful information from the Deutscher Bühnenverein (German Stage Association)
Collection of helpful newsletters, information on legal advice and more
Ver.di Corona-FAQ for the self-employed. Useful for the way through the bureaucratic jungle
Dachverband Tanz – News
Federal Association of Independent Performing Arts – News
Socioculture Saxony – News
Servicestelle Freie Szene – News
Saxon Music Council – News
Advice to the Performing Arts Fund
Kulturstiftung des Freistaats Sachsen – Information for project sponsors
European Dancehouse Network – Coronavirus and the dance sector