An expert group is a structural unit of the Cultural Endowment the function of which is to distribute the money appropriated to a specific area of Estonia on the basis of submitted applications and on its own initiative (the Cultural Endowment of Estonia Act).

 The structure of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia includes 15 expergroups:

  • Harjumaa
  • Hiiumaa
  • Ida-Virumaa
  • Jõgevamaa
  • Järvamaa
  • Lääne-Virumaa
  • Läänemaa
  • Põlvamaa
  • Pärnumaa
  • Raplamaa
  • Saaremaa
  • Tartumaa
  • Valgamaa
  • Viljandimaa
  • Võrumaa

The expert group panel consists of five persons active in the  area and who are nominated by organisations of this area. The membership of an expert group panel shall be approved by the grand board od Cultural Endowment. The term of authority of a panel is two years, the members of a panel shall perform their functions until a new membership of the panel is approved. The same person may belong to two consecutive memberships of a panel. 

 Information for applicants:

The operation of the expertgroup is coordinated by a project manager that gives information about the application, allocation decisions and reporting.

More detailed information about reporting is given by the report monitoring specialists.

You can submit an application electronically via E-KULKA.

If you have any questions, please contact the project manager or the office of the Cultural Endowment at 6999 150;