Numerous companies in the cultural and creative industries are massively affected by the Corona crisis. This website provides information for creative professionals in English.

General information about the coronavirus

Daily updates on the coronavirus from the Federal Ministry of Health

Information and assistance for risk groups from the RKI – Robert Koch Institute

Travel advice in the form of flyers and posters from the RKI – Robert Koch Institute

Questions and answers on travel restrictions and border controls from the Federal Ministry of the Interior

Support possibilities of the state of Hessen

The State of Hesse offers a wide range of financial development products to support in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with investments and working capital. You can obtain support from the State of Hessen directly from the development institutions. (only in german)

Federal support possibilities

The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) provides all important information on its website, including current measures and support programmes.

Fiscal equity measures

Anyone who is subject to a significant loss of orders or a ban on activities due to the coronavirus and thus suffers a loss of earnings can submit applications to their tax office for tax equity measures. To do so, contact your local tax office directly.

Emergency assistance

Via the GVL – Society for the Exploiting of Performing Rights holders of a perception contract from the independent scene can apply for a one-off immediate assistance in the amount of 250 Euros if virus-related event cancellations result in loss of income. Those affected should contact the GVL directly.

(More information on our Facebook page. We point out that the information in this article is not legally binding.)