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Find out about the different funding options and submit your application.


Discover our online platform addressed to the design industry in Switzerland


Pro Helvetia promotes professional contemporary Swiss design with a view to ensuring its diversity as well as its national and international reach. It supports the creation of new productions, the dissemination of Swiss design outside Switzerland and cultural exchange in Switzerland. As a national foundation, Pro Helvetia supplements the promotional activities of Swiss cantons and municipalities and supports only projects that are cross-regionally or internationally recognised.

What we support

The guidelines for applicants set out the procedure for applying for design funding to the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia. They also explain the assessment criteria, procedures, deadlines and appeals process.

Guidelines for Applicants: Design

Pro Helvetia also supports events combining artistic disciplines as well as festivals that present productions from various artistic disciplines.

Open calls for applications

For information on additional formats that can be submitted on an ongoing basis, please refer to the guidelines.



Cécile Vulliemin
Head of Design & Interactive Media

Luca Cannellotto
Interactive Media Specialist

Jakob Lienhard
Staff Officer Artistic Sectors
Design & Interactive Media Specialist

Marie Mayoly
Design Specialist

Oliver Miescher
Interactive Media Specialist

Helen Muggli
Design Specialist