FAQ

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The applications are closed. Please find out more here.

Anyone who identifies as an musician, resident in Africa and can confirm lost shows in Europe, America, Oceania or Asia in the period from March to December 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Yes, we won't share any information from the application with anyone outside of those who are administering the fund.

You can donate with Paypal or Creditcard. With Paypal you don't need to be a registered Paypal user. We also set up a project at www.betterplace.org  or at www.gofundme.com where you can use the secure services from both well known providers.  You can also donate directly and transfer to our bank account:
START WITH CULTURE gUG (haftungsbeschränkt)
IBAN: DE20700202700020346501
BIC: HYVEDEMMXXX
Hypo Vereinsbank 

We are happy to have you on board as sponsor, ambassador, media partner. Write us! There are many possibilities to support #SOULIDARITY.

We are working 24/7. In September 2020 we will be launching the #SOULIDARITY campaign

The fund initially will only make grants to African musicians based in African countries.

The applicants who are selected receive an unrestricted grant of €1800-€4500. (This calculation is based on 200 musicians and 700.00 EUR collected. Payments will be made in proportion to how many musicians/ shows / and donation amount collected.)

Yes, it is. Please reach out to us and we will provide you with the official certificate: contact@start-with-culture.org

We are transparent: our grantees are joining the movement and help spread the word!

The #SOULIDARITY relief fund is created and administrated by START WITH CULTURE, a registered non profit-organisation based in Germany. 

Yes. All our payment providers are safe & secure. We only use secure payment providers like Paypal or we collect funds through trusted funding plattforms like www.betterplace.org or at www.gofundme.com.

With your help, the music will go on!

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