Culture is a basic need

Culture has an impact. Culture transforms lives. Culture is a Basic need

Annual Report

Annual Report

How do we support culture under pressure? Experience stories and highlights from the year in our Annual Report 

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Open Call: Cultural and Artistic Responses to Environmental Change

Together with the Goethe-Institut we're looking to support cultural and artistic initiatives tackling pressing environmental issues

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Open Call: Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat

Together with the Gerda Henkel Foundation we're welcoming applications for Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Heritage under Threat


Open Call: First Aid to Cultural Heritage Course 2019

Are you a professional interested in learning how to safeguard cultural heritage in times of crisis? Apply for FAC 2019!

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New Chair of the Board

We're excited to announce that Ila Kasem will start as Chair of the Board of the Prince Claus Fund this summer!

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New Handbook for Saving Heritage

Free to download! Together with ICCROM we’ve created an innovative handbook and toolkit on First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis



#YCreate is a digital movement powered by the Prince Claus Fund. We ask the next generation about their views on art & culture

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Concern for Lu Guang: Photographer and Laureate Missing

We’re greatly concerned for missing photographer and Prince Claus Laureate Lu Guang who was last seen on 3 November

Development and progress can be realised only by people themselves, in an environment where there is respect for one's own culture...

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