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Provincial subsidy for Public Archaeology in 2020 - Province of South Holland

29 June 2020

Do you have a nice idea for bringing archaeology to the attention of the inhabitants of South Holland? If so, you can apply for a subsidy from the province from 15 May 2020 to 15 August 2020 within the subsidy scheme Public Sector Archaeology Zuid-Holland. In 2020, a total of €250,000 can be granted. The scheme is aimed at supporting public-oriented archaeological activities.

Since 2016, the province has set up the subsidy scheme Public Reach Archaeology South Holland. We are pleased to announce that the subsidy scheme will be opened for the 5th time this year. The subsidy is intended for activities in which residents of South Holland can get to know our archaeological heritage better, more interactively and in an original way.

Example projects public range archaeology

Since 2016, some 80 archaeological projects have been realised with the help of this subsidy scheme. Successful examples are the archaeological pop-up exhibition in the shop windows of the Hooftstraat in Alphen aan den Rijn, a bicycle route and 2 Rolf stories about the wanderer Rolf around the year 1200 and the realization of the children's film HIT & the ghost in the castle by the Kleine Ambassade, about archaeology in Schiedam.

Submit request

Applications can be submitted from 15 May 2020 to 15 August 2020. All subsidy applications submitted within the application period will be ranked and assessed. Read the information about the subsidy scheme Public Access Archaeology (Dutch) and view archaeology's terms and conditions and the necessary application forms. You can also send an e-mail with your questions to the Customer Contact Centre of the province: zuidholland@pzh.nl or you can contact us by telephone: 0704416622.

The province of South Holland is a rich archaeological area. Archaeology tells a lot about our history and introduces you to the ancient world beneath your feet. Together with others, the province is keen to help protect this heritage in order to make it accessible to everyone.

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