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Response to COVID-19

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Our office and gallery are closed to the public until further notice. We will be limiting activities related to travel. The Prince Claus Fund is still operating and staff are working during our usual hours Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00 CET. Please read our full update

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Going forward: Our new strategy

A message from our director Joumana El Zein Khoury about our new strategy starting in 2021

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2020 Prince Claus Awards Announcement

The Awards will be presented in a new way this year. The 2020 Laureates will be announced during an online ceremony on 2 December

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Forces of Art!

The Prince Claus Fund, Hivos, and ECF are proud to announce the launch of 'Forces of Art - Perspectives from a Changing World'

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New Network Partners

Congrats Arte Mujeres Ecuador, Kinani, and PrivatePrint! They'll join our Network Partner Committee and receive project support for 3 years

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Beirut Action Plan

Prince Claus Fund, ALIPH, Gerda Henkel Foundation, and the British Council's Cultural Protection Fund raise 230K for the Beirut Action Plan

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Prince Claus Fund & ALIPH join forces

We're starting up a new collaboration with ALIPH to support local organisations in Asia and Africa working to protect cultural heritage

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2019 Annual Report

How do we connect, celebrate and support artists and cultural practitioners around the world? Read our 2019 Annual Report

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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

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Join us on Instagram @YCreate_pcf: a platform to connect the next generation with extraordinary stories

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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