The Federal Council has designated Suisseculture Sociale as the competent body for emergency aid for those working in the cultural sector. This emergency aid is intended only for people who work full-time in the cultural sector and are resident in Switzerland.
The Federal Council has designated the cantons as the competent authorities in the area of emergency aid for cultural enterprises and compensation for cancelled events. If you have questions and/or specific concerns, you must contact the competent authorities in your canton of residence.
The application portal for submitting applications for immediate assistance can be found at:
Due to the number of applications to be answered, it will ONLY be possible to communicate in writing.
For general information on measures to mitigate the economic consequences of coronavirus in the cultural sector, please visit https://www.bak.admin.ch/bak/de/home/themen/coronavirus.html