27 March 2020 – Advanced subsidies for arts and culture

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Type of Intervention: Industry interventions
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Dutch Government will make advance subsidy payments to the arts and culture sector. The payments are usually made in the third-quarter of the year.

The government has guaranteed that subsidies will continue to be available to cultural institutions even if they can”t meet agreed performance numbers.

The government is also considering ways to reimburse ticket holders, perhaps in the form of vouchers.
Full details here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/ministeries/ministerie-van-onderwijs-cultuur-en-wetenschap/documenten/kamerstukken/2020/03/27/uitwerking-motie-jetten-c-s-over-steun-voor-het-culturele-en-creatieve-veld