Assistance areas

Assistance is meant to support businesses with many different types of projects and by doing so to boost the economy and create new jobs. Here you can find out about the major forms of assistance for each industry and for specific business situations. There is also information about EU assistance opportunities as well as options at the federal, state and local levels.

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Apply for EU funding

The EU supports structurally weak regions within its territory with various measures. Find out here which measures you can apply for.

Apply for agricultural direct payments

If the conditions are met, main and part-time farmers can apply for a basic premium, greening premium, redistribution premium, young farmer premium or a subsidy for small...

Apply for building subsidy

If you buy or build residential real estate for your family's own use, you can apply for Baukindergeld under certain conditions.

Apply for housing subsidies for rental apartments

The Free State of Thuringia promotes rental housing for households that cannot adequately provide themselves with housing on the market and at the same time supports urban...

Apply for subsidies for owner-occupied housing

If you want to build, purchase or modernize your own home/apartment, you can take advantage of housing subsidies if you meet the requirements. The state in which you want to...

Apply for support for agricultural holdings in disadvantaged and specific areas (compensatory allowance)

You farm at least 3 ha in the Less Favored Area or in the Specific Area, then you can apply for Compensatory Allowance for Less Favored and/or Specific Areas. However, you must...

Art and culture promotion by the Free State of Thuringia

Project funding in the arts and culture sector serves to provide targeted support for projects carried out by natural persons and legal entities recognized as non-profit...

Beekeeping (beekeeping) - apply for funding

If you operate an apiary in Thuringia, then you can receive funding for the keeping and breeding of bees. You must apply for this in writing to the relevant office.

Economic development regional

Entrepreneurs and citizens who want to invest or become active in Thuringia have access to a wide range of funding programs for a wide variety of projects. An overview of the...

Forestry measures (Thuringian Directive on the Promotion of Forestry Measures) Apply for a grant

The "Thuringian Guideline for the Promotion of Forestry Measures" grants financial aid for the development of stable, site-appropriate forests and for the preservation of the...

Historic preservation

If you have any questions concerning the protection of monuments or the promotion of their preservation, you should contact the competent authority.

Infrastructure funding

Infrastructure funding, as part of the joint task of regional economic development (GRW), serves to improve and develop infrastructure measures that are important in terms of...

Infrastructure measures adapted to the rural character

You want to make your region more attractive for cyclists and hikers? Do you want to renew or expand your existing paths? Then apply for funding for a rural infrastructure...

Joint Task "Improvement of the Regional Economic Structure" - Promotion

The funding is aimed at companies of the manufacturing industry as well as service providers whose turnover is predominantly (more than 50 percent) generated from the activity...

Joint Task 'Improvement of the Regional Economic Structure' (GRW) Part II - Economic Infrastructure (Tourism)

Funding is provided for tourism facilities (Thuringian basic facilities) that are accessible to the public, are predominantly used for tourism and are of direct importance for...

KULAP 2014 - Apply for subsidies

Through the program KULAP 2014 you can apply for a Promotion of environmentally friendly and climate-friendly agriculture, preservation of the cultural landscape, nature...

LEADER funding

If you want to help shape the development of your region, if you have innovative project ideas for rural areas, or if you live in a rural area and are looking for funding for...

Maintenance of the register of publicly appointed and sworn experts in the field of agriculture and forestry, including horticulture and fisheries

You are looking for a publicly appointed and sworn expert for a specific valuation occasion in the field of agriculture, forestry, horticulture and fishery? Here you can get...

Primary care microenterprises

Are you a microenterprise that provides goods and services to meet the daily to weekly needs of the local population? Do you want to purchase durable assets (e.g. furniture and...

Promotion - State Tourism Program (Improvement of Competitiveness in Thuringian Tourism)

In the state tourism program, grants are awarded for the promotion of digital tourism investment projects, for measures of outstanding tourism marketing and for destination...

Public transport funding - applying for funding for operational investments in local public transport in Thuringia

As a transport or infrastructure company, would you like to take advantage of funding for public transport investments? To do so, your project must be included in a funding...

Regional development and shaping the consequences of demographic change - applying for funding

With the funding guideline for regional development and shaping the consequences of demographic change, regional development concepts, inter-communal cooperation and projects to...

Request promotion of demand-oriented transport services in local road passenger transport and scheduled shipping services in Thuringia

Funding is provided to public transport authorities for the provision of demand-oriented local transport services in streetcar and bus transport, including bus routes of...

Sheep-goat premium

Livestock farmers who manage biotope grassland in Thuringia can receive support through the sheep-goat premium. Sheep and goats are important "landscape managers on four legs"....

Short-time allowance approval

If there is a temporary, unavoidable loss of work in your company, short-time allowance can be paid in full or in part for your employees. The loss of earnings is partially...

Sports promotion

In Thuringia, sports are promoted in a variety of ways.

Sports promotion municipal

Under certain conditions, you can receive financial support for your sports club. You can find information about this here.

Support measures for rural areas - facilities for basic local services

Do you lack basic services in your village, such as doctors or care facilities? Do you need land or a building for the service you want to offer in your village? Then apply for...

Thuringia Dynamics - Promotion

Thüringen Dynamik is a loan program that enables small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups to grow successfully. It enables long-term financing of investments of up to 2...

Thuringia Invest - Promotion

Thüringen-Invest supports small and medium-sized enterprises with grants of up to 30 percent for investments. The program can be combined with a development loan of up to...

Thuringia consolidation fund for small and medium-sized enterprises

Loans can be provided to companies in economic difficulties to ensure liquidity.

Village renewal and development

Do you want to upgrade your community structurally or with the help of a holistic concept? Do you want a village community center for your community? Do you want to preserve and...

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