Frequently Asked Questions

Please find the answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Grants and Collaborations programme below.

How can I apply for a grant?

Two calls for proposals are annually announced on the Prince Claus Fund's website. The Prince Claus Fund only accepts applications during these call cycles. Please note that all other applications submitted outside of these call cycles will not be considered. 

As soon as a call for proposals is announced, applicants can begin to fill out applications online. The Prince Claus Fund prefers to receive applications that are completed online. However if Internet connection is an issue, applicants can download the application form and send it by email to proposals@princeclausfund.nl. Please note that the Prince Claus Fund does not accept any additional  supporting material that is sent via post, mail, Wetransfer or DropBox.

Each call for proposal remains open for approximately 6 weeks.

When will I receive a response? 

Please note that the usual processing time of an application is approximately 5 months. For more information on the evaluation procedure please check the Applications Procedure

Does the Prince Claus Fund accept applications from individuals?

Yes, the Prince Claus Fund supports both individuals and non-profit organisations.

Can a for-profit organisation/company apply for funding?

No.

In which languages can I submit my application?

Applications can be submitted in English, French or Spanish.

What countries are eligible?

Support is only given to individuals and organisations in specific countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. But always check the specifications of the call for proposals itself.

Do you accept requests from applicants from other countries?

Individuals and organisations must be from and based in one of these countries.

What is the average amount of funding I can apply for?

The Prince Claus Fund's average grant is roughly €15.000. 

Does the Prince Claus Fund offer scholarships?

No.

Does the Prince Claus Fund support the production or scripting of feature film projects?

No, unfortunately The Prince Claus Fund does not support the development, scripting, production or post-production of short and full-length documentary, animation, experimental, or feature films.

Does Prince Claus Fund support research?

No, the Prince Claus Fund does not fund research and writing of literary works, novels, short stories, poetry, or biographies

Does Prince Claus Fund support infrastructural costs ?

No, infrastructural costs are not supported by the Prince Claus Fund. Infrastructural costs are all costs linked to the building, or re-furbishing of a solid structure (a building, a room, a football field, etc.).

Does the Prince Claus Fund support staff wages as part of a project?

Yes, staff salaries related to the project can be included in the budget. 

Does the Prince Claus Fund support workshops /seminars on arts and culture related subjects?

Yes. 

Is it possible to submit applications for funding throughout the year?

No, applications can only be submitted during the open call period.

Is it possible for the same organisation /individual to submit applications for more than one project?

No.

Are past grantees eligible to apply for grants in future cycles?

Yes, past grantees may apply for additional grants under the condition that the project the Prince Claus Fund has funded is finalised, i.e. the final report and payment have been completed and finalised.

Will materials sent via mail be returned?

No, the Prince Claus Fund does not return application materials sent by mail.

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The Grants & Collaborations programme supports innovative, high quality cultural activities in spaces where resources and opportunities for cultural expression, creative production and research are limited. Annually, the Prince Claus Fund issues two targeted calls to support cultural initiatives in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please find the answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Grants and Collaborations programme below. How can I apply for a grant? Two calls for proposals are annually announced on the Prince Claus Fund's website. The Prince Claus Fund only accepts applications during these call cycles. Please note that all other applications submitted outside of these call cycles will not be considered.  As...