On Thursday, May 12, 2022, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, as Patron, accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands presented the 2022 Appeltjes van Oranje Award of the Oranje Fond (Fund) during a ceremony at the Paleis Noordeinde in Den Haag.
The Appeltjes van Oranje Award is presented annually to three exceptional social initiatives in the kingdom of the Netherlands. According to RVD, the 2022 theme is, “…’Equality of Opportunity for All Young People.’ The prizes are awarded to initiatives in which young people are committed to closing the gap between young people with and without opportunities.“
The winners of the 2022 Appeltjes van Oranje Prize went to Young Leaders Community from Den Haag, JongPIT from Amsterdam and Triple Threat from Haarlem. Along with receiving a bronze Apple statuette, designed by Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, the winners also received a cash prize worth 25,000 Euros.
Congrats to the winners!