Local council has made €1 million available in an attempt to reduce conflict between clubs and residential areas.
A new noise protection program in Berlin, proposed last year, comes into effect now and it will help clubs stay alive.
For venues that have been operating for a minimum of two years, the application is a two-stage process. Basic documents are already available online. Starting next February, an independent jury of experts will meet three times to choose the beneficiaries.
Government may give €50,000 to each club, and “projects of extraordinary importance” are eligible to receive up to €100,000. Clubs will also have to contribute a modest amount, ranging from ten to 20 percent of the total fund, based on a sliding scale. If the club doesn’t manage to stay open for another two years, they must return the money.
Via: Resident Advisor