International promotion programme
submission datesThis grant is currently closed for applications
Who is eligible for this programme?The International Promotion Programme is for producing organisations based in the Netherlands that are active in the performing arts in a substantive artistic manner. Only organisations with legal personality are eligible for the programme.
The following organisations are not eligible for this programme:
- Organisations that already receive an organisation grant from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (Basic Infrastructure);
- Organisations active in the field of pop music (including dance and hip-hop). For programmes supporting the international promotion of Dutch pop music, visit the website of Dutch Music Export.
Assessment criteriaApplications are assessed with reference to the following criteria:
- The producing organisation’s work has sufficient international (artistic and commercial) potential from an international perspective;
- The organisation is financially and operationally sufficiently capable of making productions in continuity (for at least two consecutive seasons).
Out of all the applications, an independent advisory committee selects a number of organisations that are invited to submit an English-language project plan and budget. Applications in the second phase are assessed according to the below criteria:
- International potential
What can the grant be used for?The grant can be used to develop and implement an international promotional plan over a maximum period of two years. It can for instance be spent on exploring foreign markets, developing a marketing plan or targeting programmers and festivals abroad.
Available amountsThe maximum contribution is 50,000 euros for two years. This round, there is a total budget of 600.000 euros available.
How and when to applyThe submission deadline is May 10th, 2023. To submit your grant application, you'll need a password (login code). If you already have a password, you can log in via My Fund/Mijn Fonds. If you don't have a password yet, you can request one here. The creation of a password can take several days.
More information about this programme is provided in the explanation below and on wetten.overheid.nl.
ContactHave a question about your eligibility for this programme? Call us on +31 (0)70-7072700 or send us an e-mail via firstname.lastname@example.org.