Chile/ 8.1 Support to artists and other creative workers  

8.1.2 Special artists funds

Adhering to previous chapters (Chapters, 3, 5, 6 and 8.11) all the grant funds issued by the National Council of Culture and Arts are the primary support tool for promoting the development of culture with emphasis on the arts, distribution and access to culture and preserving cultural heritage. Among common fund channels there are several stages in the cultural cycle, such as education, production, distribution, etc.

The following is a list of the available grants for art and culture:

-        Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Cultural y las Artes (The National Culture and Arts Development Fund).

-        Fondo de Fomento del Libro y la Lectura (Fund for the Promotion of Books and Reading).

-        Fondo de Fomento de la Música Nacional (Fund for the Promotion of National Music).

-        Fondo de Fomento Audiovisual (The Audiovisual Development Fund).

For more information on the procedures and modalities for applying to said grants we recommend you visit the website at

Chapter published: 28-12-2013