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The Non-Commercial Broadcasting Fund

The Non-Commercial Broadcasting Fund serves to promote non-commercial broadcasters and is located in the Media Division of the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications (RTR Media). It has an annual budget of €3 million. It provides funding for content (programmes and programme categories), training and studies.

Funding decisions are made by RTR's Managing Director after consultation of the Review Board in accordance with the law and the guidelines.


Funding objectives

  • Support broadcasters in providing a varied, high-quality range of programmes             
  • Ensure open access to the general public in participating in media             
  • Increase media literacy through active participation in media             
  • Contribute to promoting diversity of opinion                
  • Stimulate the creative scene in Austria             
  • Ensure and expand a varied, innovative and high-quality range of programmes the coverage areas

For further information, please contact us by e-mail


Nichtkommerzieller Rundfunkfonds
Mariahilfer Straße 77-79
A-1060 Wien

Tel.: +43 (0) 1 58058 - 0

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