Programmes

The Prince Claus Fund supports artists, cultural organisations and critical thinkers in spaces where freedom of expression is restricted by conflict, poverty, repression, marginalisation or taboos. Since 1996, the Fund has supported over 2080 cultural initiatives; it has presented Awards to 216 outstanding cultural achievers and provided ‘first aid’ to cultural heritage in more than 250 emergency situations. 


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MFF Grantees

Announcing the 2017 grantees of the recently launched Magnum Foundation Fund, a program to expand creativity and diversity in documentary photography

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ADPP

The Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) was accepting applications through 1 May 2017. ADPP supports compelling non-stereotypical visual documentation of important social issues and relevant to the Arab region through a collaboration with the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture and Magnum Foundation

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Mobility Fund

The Mobility Fund is now accepting applications! The Prince Claus Fund’s Mobility Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners

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New Publication

How to safely evacuate at risk heritage objects?  Endangered Heritage: emergency evacuation of heritage collections is a self-help publication that illustrates a simple work-flow for documenting and moving threatened collections to temporary safe havens.

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Prince Claus Awards

HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands presented the Prince Claus Awards for outstanding achievement in the field of culture and development on 15 December

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Prince Claus Awards

The Prince Claus Awards honour outstanding achievements in the field of culture and development. The awards are presented annually to individuals or organisations whose cultural actions have a positive impact on the development of their societies. 

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cultural emergency response

The Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme provides first aid to cultural heritage damaged by man-made disaster, natural disaster or conflict. By taking immediate action, CER aims to prevent further damage and implement basic repairs. CER believes that rescuing cultural heritage helps affected communities reaffirm their sense of identity, community and human dignity.

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Grants & collaborations

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. 

 

 

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