01 May 2020 – Allocated additional funding to sports associations

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Overview: The Dutch Government has allocated an extra €110 million to sports associations or clubs affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

€90 million will go owards covering rent for sports clubs over the period 1 March to 1 June 2020, which supports more than 11,000 sports clubs.

€20 million will go towards compensation scheme, providing sports clubs a one-off allowance of up to €2500. This is aimed at helping clubs resume training for young people and set up activities for non-members.
Full details here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/coronavirus-covid-19/nieuws/2020/05/01/110-miljoen-euro-ondersteuning-voor-sportverenigingen