Thanks to the framework agreement with the Emilia-Romagna Region, the Municipality of Bologna through the Incredibol! (INnovation and CReation DIrectly from BOLogna) project supports actions promoting the sustainable development of regional creative and cultural businesses and professions.
This year for the very first time Incredibol! includes a thematic section on music business projects in line with the goals of Bologna, UNESCO Creative City of Music, in order to reinforce the industrialization of this sector and its entrepreneurial skills.
The winners of the music section will receive non-refundable grants for € 30.000,00 – divided as follows:
– the maximum 2 winners in the category including businesses, freelancers and professional firms operating in the musical sector, will receive two grants respectively of €10,000.00 (gross) and €7,000.00 (gross) for a total of €17,000.00 ;
– the maximum 2 winners in the category of regional music associations will receive two grants respectively of 5,000.00 € each (gross) for a total of 10,000.00 €;
– a special contribution of 3,000.00 € (gross) will be granted by the Fondazione del Monte of Bologna and Ravenna according to a specific ranking and will be exclusively reserved to music associations with their registered office within the Greater Bologna area (Città Metropolitana) and the Province of Ravenna.
The financially reportable expenses will have to be referred to the period between 01/01/2017 and 31/12/2018.
Beyond monetary grants, other opportunities will be made available according to the type of project and the priorities in the following fields: information and training, project promotional and development consulting, networking and communication through on-line and off-line channels.
Submissions to be sent within 30th October 2017.
The main project beneficiaries are young creative people at the beginning of their professional career; namely Incredibol! aims at supporting well-defined projects, of entrepreneurial or professional nature, based on a business development plan clearly showing the strategy, the turnover, the investments and the expected social impact.
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