Anyone from the community who wants to organise activities during Pride Amsterdam can apply for support until 1 March 2023. Just like last year, facilities, manpower and budget are available to support new and existing initiatives. A condition is that an initiative contributes to the emancipation, visibility and/or empowerment of the Pride community. In addition, the visibility fund is also open to participants in the Canal Parade on Saturday 5 August 2023. With these two funds, the strongest shoulders carry the heaviest burden and new and existing initiatives from across the Pride community can count on support.
Pride Amsterdam will take place this year from 1 to 6 August. Several rooms in the Pride Hotel are available for new initiatives with a capacity of 20 to 300 people, including light, sound and audiovisual equipment. In addition, a total of €75,000 is available for initiatives that take place during Pride and contribute to the emancipation and empowerment of our community. Individuals and organisations wishing to be considered for a space or contribution are invited to apply.
On Saturday 5 August, the 26th edition of the Canal Parade will take place. Although non-profit LGBTQIA+ organisations and private initiatives always pay only a fraction of the cost of participation, the total costs can add up quite quickly. This sometimes leaves little money left over to decorate the boat in a beautiful way. In order to still be able to properly convey the substantive message to the public, an additional budget of €50,000 is made available and the aforementioned organisations and individuals can apply for a financial contribution of up to €5,000. The application must be received before 1 March and may not exceed 50% of the total costs.