Save Berlins Club Culture In Quarantine
With the first successful fundraising campaign, United We Stream has raised over 500.000 Euro in donations to support club cultural spaces in Berlin during the first wave of the CoViD-19 pandemic.
Fundraising and purpose
United We Stream provided streams from various clubs several days a week. During these streams, supporters could donate a variable amount to Berlin clubs via a fundraising platform.
All income from these streams went to a rescue fund to support clubs in difficulty, with 8% of the funds going to the Foundation Fund for Civilian Sea Rescue (Stiftungsfonds Zivile Seenotrettung). The Clubcommission Berlin e.V and Reclaim Club Culture have developed a catalog of criteria for the distribution of the rescue fund and commissioned an independent jury.
Who could apply?
Clubs and live music venues based in Berlin and with an audience capacity of no more than 1,500 guests could apply for the fund. Unfortunately, individual artists, organisers or collectives cannot apply. However, they are eligible for part of the 20% share of the funds that the clubs receive for hosting the streams (hosting pool). The hosting club alone decides how this money is distributed.
You can find more detailed information about this campaign on the german part of this website: unitedwestream.berlin/fundraiser