Our Offices & Partners Abroad

For detailed information please click on the offices and cultural centres below. For further information on the headquarters in Zurich please go to: www.prohelvetia.ch

Project Funding



The funding available from Pro Helvetia Johannesburg is for the following kinds of projects:

(For more information on funding for Southern African Artists, working regionally in SADC, go here)


  • artist-in-residence programme for Swiss and Southern African artists between Switzerland and Southern Africa in the following disciplines: visual and conceptual and digital arts, literature, music, performance , dance, film, architecture
  • participation at conferences and workshops with themes relating to arts & culture in both directions


  • participation and performance of Swiss individuals or groups at festivals or cultural events in Southern Africa.

Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal (myprohelvetia.ch) by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.