Kunststiftung NRW (art foundation NRW) is a foundation created by the government of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia. It was established on September 12, 1989 and started operation in spring 1990. It is based in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The functions of the foundation arePromotion and cooperation in extraordinary projects of presentation and documentation of art and culture in North Rhine-Westphalia
Promotion of acquisition of art objects of extraordinary significance for North Rhine-Westphalia
Encouragement of talented young artists
Promotion of international cultural exchange