Four-year Institutional Grant Scheme
For four-year programmes of cultural institutions that contribute to the high quality, development and professionalization of the creative industry.
€ 200,000 – € 550,000
This grant scheme is open to cultural institutions that contribute to the high quality, development and professionalization of design, architecture or digital culture and the crossovers between them, and encourage interest in these disciplines nationally and internationally.
exclusion from other grant schemes
Institutions which receive subsidy on the basis of this grant scheme are not eligible for other Creative Industries Fund NL subsidies during the implementation of the programme, with the exception of the open calls which fall under the Actieprogramma Ruimtelijk Ontwerp.
In order to prepare the application, it is important to inform yourself properly on the basis of the following documents:
Guide to the Model Budget for a Four-year Institution Grant
In the Guide to the Model Budget for the Four-year Institution Grant Scheme for the Creative Industry 2021-2024 you will find guidelines for drawing up a complete long-term budget. It is compulsory to use the Model budget four-year institution subsidy creative industry 2021-2024.
Four-year Institutional Grant Scheme
The assessment of applications takes place on the basis of the Four-year Institutional Grant Scheme for the Creative Industry 2021-2024. This describes the conditions, criteria and objectives.
Applications are assessed by the scheme’s advisory committee. This is done on the basis of the Four-year Institutional Grant Scheme for the Creative Industry 2021-2024.
- artistic quality
- innovation of the discipline, (practices in) the sector, or society
- participation of existing and new audiences and increasing the social relevance of the institution
- responsible management and governance
When you have submitted your application, the Fund Desk will check if your application complies with the formal requirements of the Four-year Institutional Grant Scheme for the Creative Industrie 2021-2024.
An independent advisory committee will assess your application on the basis of the Four-year Institutional Grant Scheme for the Creative Industry 2021-2024. The committee advises the Fund's Board.
If the total of applications eligible for funding exceeds the budget of the grant round available, prioritization will take place.
The Board takes account of the committee’s advice in its decision on rejection or provision of the grant. You will be notified about the result in a decision.
If you receive a grant from the Fund, then you will have to comply with the obligations. Two weeks before the conclusion of your project, you will be asked by email to submit your accountability form in the application environment.
Additional subsidy resources have been made available for the institutions supported by the Creative Industries Fund NL for several years as part of the minister’s support package in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. These funds are intended to partly compensate for the loss of income as a result of the covid crisis. The aim of the support package is to maintain the vital chain components in the Dutch cultural infrastructure, in order to preserve the unique Dutch artistic product and to guarantee employment in the cultural and creative sector. The distribution of these resources is regulated in the Regeling aanvullende ondersteuning meerjarig gesubsidieerde instellingen COVID-19 V. The subsidy ceiling is € 1,263,600.
Four-year Institutional Grant Scheme for the Creative Industry 2021-2024 (in Dutch only)
Guide to the Model Budget for a Four-year Institution Grant (in Dutch only)
Format to the Model Budget for a Four-year Institution Grant (in Dutch only)
Steps to take
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