Funding Sport in the Netherlands

Viewed from a macroeconomic perspective (and taking a broad definition of sport), sport contributes 1% to the total economy of the Netherlands. This figure has remained stable in recent years. The production value of the sports economy is over €10 billion. The total number of people working in the sports sector is 150,000 (1.7% of the total Dutch economy). NOC*NSF and the sports federations generate over €270 million in revenue and employ 1,300 FTE staff.

Distribution government and municipalities
Funding organized sport
Funding opportunities
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Herbert Wolff
Head of International Relations

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6816 VD Arnhem 
The Netherlands
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The Netherlands