Youth Culture Fund (jeugdcultuurfonds)

Where
Netherlands
When
2017
Who
Jeugdcultuurfonds
Key objectives of the measure:

Every child in the Netherlands should be able to follow lessons in art and culture, regardless of its socio-economic background[1]. The fund provides children aged between 4 and 18 with the possibility to participate in cultural life. The exploration of the child’s own passions is a priority.

An independent intermediary or professional, involved with the family, may request a maximum of 450 euro per child, per year, for cultural lessons.

The number of children receiving support from the fund has grown from 147 in 2009 to 7620 in 2016.

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
financial
Main feature of the measure:

Every child in the Netherlands should be able to follow lessons in art and culture, regardless of its socio-economic background[1]. The fund provides children aged between 4 and 18 with the possibility to participate in cultural life. The exploration of the child’s own passions is a priority.

An independent intermediary or professional, involved with the family, may request a maximum of 450 euro per child, per year, for cultural lessons.

The number of children receiving support from the fund has grown from 147 in 2009 to 7620 in 2016.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Every child in the Netherlands should be able to follow lessons in art and culture, regardless of its socio-economic background

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

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Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Participation