Arts and Sciences
Ammodo Foundation is a charitable organisation established on 3 September 2010 and has been recognised by the tax authorities as a Public Benefit Organisation. The objective of Ammodo is the ‘not for profit’ provision of (financial) support for, or the self-realisation of, projects of general social interest which are of a cultural, philanthropic or scientific nature.
Working within its statutory objectives and in accordance with the relevant legal requirements, Ammodo has drawn up a formal policy. Within its statutory objectives, Ammodo promotes art and science. In the field of art, Ammodo supports projects that contribute to the development of both visual arts and performing arts. In the field of science, Ammodo has the objective of encouraging unfettered fundamental scientific research in the Netherlands. Together with the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Science (KNAW) it has established the Ammodo KNAW Award Scheme. In addition, Ammodo has certain amount of resources to support other projects which are not strictly in line with its main focus but which are relevant to its general policy. Ammodo actively seeks potential partners within the fields of visual arts, performing arts and science, to explore with them the potential for cooperation. Ammodo does not welcome unsolicited project proposals. Information concerning the actual implementation of the policy can be seen on the website.
The following projects have led to expenditure in the state of income and expenses in 2016: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam – Stedelijk Contemporary; Rijksakademie voor beeldende kunsten – Technical advisor circle; De Hallen Haarlem – Cécile B. Evans – What the heart wants; Documenta 14 – Performance Projects; P/////AKT -Thinging; Kunstverein – Programma 2017-2018; Fondazione la Biennale di Venezia – Site-specific works; Ammodo & Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam – Research new art venue; Stichting SHARP – I will wait for you; De Warme Winkel – De Warme Winkel speelt De Warme Winkel; Liszt Concours – Internationaal Dirigentenconcours; Toneelschuur Producties – Huis voor Talenten 2017-2020; Concertgebouw – Turning East; Stichting Show Machine – De Exoot (Tropical Healing); Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest -Extension of the Academy; Frascati – Fraslab 2017-2019; Holland Festival – Productiepartnerschap 2018-2021; Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ – Wereldpremières in het Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ; Strijkkwartet Biënnale Amsterdam – SQBA 2018; IDFA -Competitionprograms; Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest -Mahler 8; Ammodo KNAW Award. Please go to Projects for further details.
Find the financial data for 2016 in the following overview. The members of the board are not entitled to remuneration from Ammodo, but reasonably incurred expenses and attendance fees are paid. The Ammodo staff receive a competitive pay package that is determined depending on function, education and years of experience.