In addition to the Mondriaan Fund General Terms and Conditions, the following terms and conditions apply to Corona Bridging Grant for Artists, Curators, Researchers:

For artists:

  • Applications may be submitted by artists who have been working as professional visual artists for at least one year and are registered as such with the Kamer van Koophandel (KvK, Chamber of Commerce); or have completed at least 3 years of higher vocational training in the visual arts and have been working as a professional visual artists for at least 1 year; or have been working as professional visual artists for 3 years or more.
  • A Corona bridging grant may not be used to pay for any course of study. It may not be used while attending educational institutions, including bachelor and master programs, post-academic or post-doctoral programs such as the Rijksakademie, BAK, de Ateliers, the Jan van Eyck Academy or Sundaymorning@ekwc.
  • To be eligible, the artist must be active in terms of artistic content and embedded in the professional visual arts in the Netherlands.
  • The Mondriaan Fund can contribute to work weeks of up to 40 hours per week. Hours spent on part-time activities (such as teaching positions, for example) must therefore be deducted from the total of 40 hours per week.
  • The applicant may not have received an Artist Start (or Stipendium for Emerging Artists) grant within the past 12 months.
  • Any previously awarded Corona Bridging (or Project Grants for Artists – including support linked to the corona crisis) grant must have been fully completed. It is expected that a new application will substantively reflect on the results of the past period, as well as global plans for the coming period.

    For curators, researcher, observers, etc.:

  • The applicant must have been working for at least 2 years as a professional curator, researcher, critic or observer in the visual arts or cultural heritage and demonstrate this with publications, exhibitions, research and/or projects completed.
  • A Corona Bridging grant may not be used to fund any study. The applicant may not make use of the grant while attending institutions offering bachelor, master, post-graduate or post-doctoral programmes.
  • The applicant must be active in terms of artistic content and embedded in the professional visual arts and/or cultural heritage in the Netherlands.
  • The grant is not intended for work conducted for any organization, or for regular, ongoing activities.
  • The Mondriaan Fund can contribute to work weeks of up to 40 hours per week. Hours spent on part-time activities (such as teaching positions, for example) must therefore be deducted from the total of 40 hours per week.
  • Any previously awarded Corona Bridging (or Project Grants for Intermediaries – including support linked to the corona crisis) grant must have been fully completed. It is expected that a new application will substantively reflect on the results of the past period, as well as on overall plans for the coming period.