The Hezelburcht Group

What once started as a one-man business at a kitchen table in 1995 has now become a group of companies with 175 ambitious and committed professionals: the Hezelburcht Group. Every single day, we work from one of our 7 European offices to realise the ambitions of our partners.

With our knowledge and experience, but above all by staying true to ourselves, we have become the market leader in the field of subsidy and funding management. With our labels, we are involved in all aspects of the subsidy process, from the applicant to the subsidy provider.

Hezelburcht Grant Consultancy

Hezelburcht Grant Consultancy has become a household name in the subsidy and funding landscape for over 25 years. Hezelburcht offers support across the entire spectrum of the grant acquisition process: from writing applications to administrative tasks afterwards. Companies, knowledge institutions and governments can call on Hezelburcht for advice and support for almost all Dutch and European grant programmes.

Hezelburcht E+M

Evers + Manders has been active as a grant consultancy since 1993 and focuses on five sectors, of which Water & Delta Technology and Life Sciences & Health are the most important and largest. Since January 2022, Evers + Manders has been part of the Hezelburcht Group. And from now on, our location in Hoevelaken is operating under the name Hezelburcht E+M.


Direction has been active in the funding landscape since 1993. The firm’s focus is on the sectors Industry, Life Sciences & Chemistry and IT. Direction has been part of the Hezelburcht group since October 2022.

FirstBlue Fördermittelberatung

Based in Düsseldorf, FirstBlue Fördermittelberatung supports German organisations with acquiring subsidy and funding for their projects. The FirstBlue grant specialists advise and write applications for national subsidies such as the FZulG and ZIM, but also have experience with European grant programmes.


BlueSpecialists is the platform for people with grant & funding experience. Both independent contractors and smaller agencies can join BlueSpecialists in order to bring in new projects or to join projects already in progress for the Hezelburcht Group.

The specialists of support innovative organisations in applying for tax benefits for R&D activities through the well-known WBSO scheme. This Hezelburcht label has a great deal of knowledge and experience and an excellent track record for WBSO applications. offers advice and support for innovative companies that want to make use of the fiscal instrument Innovatiebox. A team of experienced specialists ensures that entrepreneurs get the maximum financial benefit from their innovations with Innovatiebox.


OrangeX recruits interim grant specialists for Dutch governments and organisations. These professionals are specialised in drawing up grant programmes, assessing grant applications and managing innovation projects.

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