Information for applicants

 Applications should cover the informations requested in this form. Additional information like CDs, illustrations &c we like to receive.

Please get acquainted with the inclusive and exclusive criteria below.


Mandatory the applications must be handed in at the hibou-Foundation’s postal address. Applications and data electronically communicated are neither considered nor answered.


Inclusive criteria
Projects encompassing



 fine arts or

 literature (preferrably in German language),

of which the corresponding documents are handed in in time and match our schedule ( Dates)


Of no importance are

Nationality, domicile or age of the applicant

Place of project execution

Duration of the project

no connection with Switzerland is afforded; neither of the applicant nor the project.


Exclusive criteria

projects which do not concern the foundation’s purpose

documents which are handed in electronically

 documents not handed in timely ( Dates)

applications with vague or insufficent informations of the project or the project’s responsible person

applications concerning fellowships, the financing for stays abroad or livelihood

applications including different independent projects

more than one application of the very same person or group of persons during the mentioned interval ( Dates)

applications which do not fit the foundation’s dates ( Dates)

secondary applications with the very same project

applications including revivals of already realised projects

established or permanently subsidised institutions, as well as state, municipal or communal institutions

predominantly social, pedagogical, therapeutical or educational projects even if they are realised by artistic means

religiously or politically motivated projects

 projects of active or former members of the Board of Trustees as well as their first relatives

Applications sent to the private address of members of the Board of Trustees


Insufficiently stamped mail with no consignor will be refused


The Board of Trustees maintains silence towards third party about applicants and projects unless an applicant is mentioning his application in the presence of third party spontaneously.


For handed in documents no liability is taken.


(last update: 21st of November 2021)