Are you submitting an application on December 1 for operating funds within the Arts Decree? Discover the most recent information on this page.
To be eligible for subsidies, you must not only be doing well artistically, but the business side must also be in order. For this you need a solid budget, and a strong personnel policy. And: good governance. This criterion assesses the composition of the board. And the way in which that board leads the organisation.
Already receiving subsidies? Then you already have a governance code. Please note! The previous governance code – that of 2017 – contained ten principles. Now there are eight. You must therefore also update your governance code with your new application
The eight new principles are:
It’s true: the above is a bit too concise. Here you can find extensive guidance on the Culture Governance Code (in Dutch).
Be sure to read the recommendations at Culture Governance Code (in Dutch). If it didn’t come across as shouting, there would be an exclamation mark after this sentence. Because these recommendations are important. Applying the Governance Code to your internal operations requires a custom approach.
Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, help is on the way. Open the toolbox and download the model documents (in Dutch). There are even training courses to which you can send management or, if necessary, your entire board of directors.