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Cultural heritage promotion

The Cultural Heritage measure contributes to the preservation of cultural monuments for posterity. It creates identity and strengthens people's attachment to their region and the quality of life in rural areas. The measure is offered nationwide. In addition to studies, investment projects are supported.

Funding is available to public and private applicants.

Funding can be provided:

  • Studies related to the preservation, restoration and improvement of cultural heritage
  • Preservation of listed buildings and their conversion for sustainable security,
  • Preservation of historical gardens and historical cultural landscapes.

The amount of support is:

  • in the case of municipalities up to 53%,
  • 40% of eligible expenditure in the case of public service beneficiaries,
  • in the case of private beneficiaries, 30% of the eligible expenditure.The rates of support for applications from non-municipal applicants may increase to 50%, provided that the Lower Saxony State Office for the Preservation of Monuments finds a particular national interest.
  • The maximum funding is 120,000 euros.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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