Culture is a basic need

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

Kamal Portrait

"Food, as anything else, should be a vehicle for human development… How can a society thrive or survive without its rural communities?"

Kamal Mouzawak, Chef, Food activist, and 2016 Prince Claus Laureate

Appeal for Shahidul's Release

Shahidul Alam Detained

Dr. Shahidul Alam, internationally renowned photographer, activist, and our network partner was forcibly abducted from his home on the night of 5 August. 

First Aid To Cultural Heritage Egyptian Course

Disaster test for Heritage professionals

On 22 August, the ‘First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis’ trainees will test their skills during Crisis simulation in Brabant

2018 Open Call Documentary Heritage Page

Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Together with Whiting Foundation, we're now accepting applications for our 'Documentary Heritage under Threat' Call for proposals

Galli Cricket From The Series Pakistanc Omar Gilani

Culture Arcade- Coming soon!

Experience cultural heritage in games and sci-fi digital art at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery starting 30 August

Heba Khamis Project Pic

Announcing our ADPP Grantees!

Congratulations to our new Arab Documentary Photography Programme Grantees

Ibfd Day Training Pic

It's official!

We are pleased to announce that IBFD has renewed its support for the Prince Claus Fund for the next three years!

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

HRH Prince Claus's picture

HRH Prince Claus