SIDN fund

SIDN Fund is an independent foundation, through which we help to increase the internet's value to society and the economy – in other words, its value to you.

What is SIDN fund?

SIDN Fund gives money for projects that make the internet stronger or use the internet in an innovative way. So, through the Fund, we contribute to prosperity and welfare in the Netherlands. We established the Fund in May 2014 with a start-up capital of about 5 million euros. We intend to continue supporting the Fund in the future.

Who runs SIDN Fund?

The Fund's CEO is Valerie Frissen. Valerie works with an Executive Board, made up of:

  • Eddy Schuyer (Chair); Eddy used to chair SIDN's Supervisory Board

  • Henri de Jong, co-founder of Mijndomein

  • Trude Maas, non-executive director of various companies and community organisations and Chair of the Supervisory Board of Philips Nederland

  • Berend van Dalfzen, CCO at Realtime Register

  • Willem van Waveren, a member of SIDN's Supervisory Board

The Fund also has an Advisory Panel, chaired by HRH Prince Constantijn of Orange. The Panel's other members are representatives of the internet community in the Netherlands. They include developers, (internet) entrepreneurs and academics. The Panel's main role is to assess project proposals.

Would you like to apply for a grant?

Visit sidnfonds.nl for more information about the various options, deadlines and criteria. There are two funding application rounds ('calls') per year.

Valerie-Frissen-zw-w

Valerie Frissen

CEO SIDN fund

+31 26 352 55 20

info@sidnfonds.nl

  • Tuesday 18 December 2018

    .nl domain name

    ICANN and the Whois: no more admin-c?

    ICANN

    A uniform global solution is wanted soon

    Read more
  • Tuesday 26 February 2019

    .nl domain name

    Domain Connect: a new standard makes using your domain name easier

    Thumb-domain-names-web-concept

    No use, no renewal

    Read more
  • Monday 16 April 2018

    About SIDN

    It's impact that matters

    Roelof_Meijer_260

    Your world. Our impact. Read about it in our 2017 annual report.

    Read more

Sorry

Your browser is too old to optimally experience this website. Upgrade your browser to improve your experience.