OBJECT Permanent (PROPERTY Permanent)

What
• The OBJECT Permanent grant is a financial contribution towards the realisation, purchase or rental costs of a permanent studio/combined studio/living area or studio complex. The grant may be used for the following types of project:
• The realisation of a studio or combined studio/living area within an existing building;
• The realisation of extra space for a studio or combined studio/living area within an existing property;
• The realisation of a guest studio or combined studio/living area (AIR);
• Contribution towards the coverage costs of the initial rent of a new studio for the owners of studio complexes for a fixed period.

For whom
• Individuals who are registered as a professional artist in the Stroom database.
• Artist-run initiatives, artists' collectives that include members who are registered as a professional artist in the Stroom database.
• Owners of existing or potential studio complexes that accommodate studios which will be made available to individuals who are registered as a professional artist in the Stroom database.

Framework
Projects eligible for OBJECT Permanent funding include all planned studios in The Hague that form a concrete addition to the city's existing stock of studios. These new studios need to be made available to individuals who are registered as a professional artist in the Stroom database for a minimum of 10 years. The rent for the studio in question may not exceed € 35/€ 45 per m² per year.

Application procedure
Applications for an OBJECT Permanent grant can be submitted throughout the year by means of the relevant application form, but should be received no later than 3 months before the start of construction or as soon as possible in the case of the purchase of a studio

Required information
Applications for an OBJECT Permanent grant consist of:
• a completed application form;
• floor plans/maps;
• a brief description of the planned construction work, together with an indicative planning;
• a completed budget that provides insight into the expected expenses and income. A budget template (modelbegroting) can be downloaded from the subsidies survey page or at the bottom of this page.

Maximum grant amount
The maximum OBJECT Permanent grant amount that can be applied for is € 10,000 per studio or combined studio/living area.

DOWNLOADS
Full English translation of Stroom Grant brochure
(version 2018)
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Dutch Application form (.pdf)
Dutch Budget Template (.xls)
Formal requirements/checklist (.pdf)