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AHK Starterscafé

4 March | Financing your project

What will you learn during this evening?
You have the idea, now the money. How do you tackle that? In the workshop of this evening, you will find out through which lens a funder will look at your project, how to find the right fund for your project and how you can best approach that fund. In this way, you will know how to find financial backers for your project. Fine, another step closer to your goal.

About Janneke Defesche
Janneke Defesche is business director of Festival Cement and chair of De Metselarij, a learning network for young professionals in the arts. She graduated from the Production and Stage Management programme at the Academy of Theatre and Dance in 2016, and obtained a Master’s in Philosophy of Humanity and Culture from Tilburg University in 2022. Janneke worked as a self-employed producer and public relations officer for companies and creators, and later as producer for the Makershuis in Tilburg, where she supported emerging creators in the areas of production, business and content. She also taught entrepreneurship within arts degree programmes.

"Don't let subsidy requirements dictate you; instead, tailor them to your needs."
Janneke Defesche

The programme

This workshop is conducted in English

18:30-19:00: A Warm Welcome | Meet your fellow students, expand your network.
19:00-21:30: Tips & Tricks | The instructor will tell you everything you need to know as a starter.
21:30-22:00: Networking | The bar is open. Chat with your fellow students or ask your questions to the instructor.

  • This workshop is free(*) for current AHK students and recent graduates (after 2020).

*If you are an AHK alumnus who graduated before 2020 or an external visitor, you are also very welcome! You can purchase a ticket for €12,50 here.
(PLEASE NOTE: You will be redirected to the Academy of Theatre and Dance's ticketing platform. That's correct! You can order your ticket there).


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