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A safe working environment

Working in a safe environment that is free of discrimination and harassment and promotes diversity and equal opportunities: Pro Helvetia is committed to these fundamental values both as part of its internal governance and for its promotional activities and partnerships. Conditions for obtaining funding The Foundation is engaged in supporting the cultural sector by providing …

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Innovation & Society

Call for COVID-19 projects a success

Shortly after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia launched a call for projects under the title «Close Distance». The aim was to encourage cultural practitioners and institutions to develop new formats containing innovative ways of coping with restricted mobility. Within two months, nearly 600 projects were submitted proposing new …

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Innovation & Society

Results «Close Distance»

The call for projects under the heading «Close Distance» has now closed after two months and with 591 projects submitted. Pro Helvetia’s aim was to encourage the creation of art formats with an innovative approach to coping with the distance imposed by Covid-19 and its medium and long term impact.   «The overwhelming number of applications shows that …