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Subsidy for a nationally listed building (Brim)

This information is provided by: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

If you own a nationally listed monument in the Netherlands, you may qualify for a loan or subsidy for conservation (maintenance), a new designation for or restoration of your monument. The level of the contribution depends on the type of monument, among others.

Conservation

The conservation scheme's most important conditions are:

  • You own a nationally protected church, mill, factory or other national monument not intended as dwelling, or an archeological or natural ('green') monument.
  • Conservation maintenance, based on a 6-year conservation plan, should be sober and pragmatic.

New designation

You can apply for subsidies for a new designation for monuments such as churches, industrial buildings, schools, farm sheds, monasteries and castles under the Subsidy Scheme Stimulation New Use of Monuments (Subsidieregeling stimulering herbestemming monumenten).

Restoration and energy saving measures

For the restoration of listed buildings that are not houses, such as factories or churches, you can apply for a low-interest loan to the National Restoration FundExternal link. As of 1 June 2017 owners of a listed house can apply for a single loan with regard to restoration and energy saving measures.

When do you qualify?

The conditions vary for each monument and for each scheme.

How to apply

You can apply for subsidy for conservationExternal link annually between 1 February and 31 March. Between 1 October and 30 November each year you can apply for subsidies for new designationsExternal link (in Dutch). You apply for the subsidy to Monumenten.nlExternal link (in Dutch).

This information is provided by:

Netherlands Enterprise Agency