Increase in Funding for Austria's Ethnic Groups

Lifestyle & TravelCulture ♦ Published: October 9, 2020; 20:20 ♦ (Vindobona)

Ethnic groups in Austria will be receiving more funding due to a recent decision made by the Austrian government. The last increase dates back 25 years ago, which is why high-ranking politicians were in favor of supporting the ethnic groups even more.

Federal Minister Raab is delighted about the increase of funding for ethnic groups in Austria. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Andy Wenzel

The Council of Ministers has decided to increase funding for Austria's ethnic groups to EUR 7.9 million.

Chancellery Minister Susanne Raab on the decision:

"This is a milestone for the recognized ethnic groups in Austria and a strong signal from the Federal Government of the high priority we attach to the ethnic …