The foundation Early Modern Low Countries was founded in 2017 by the societies Werkgroep Zeventiende Eeuw and Werkgroep Achttiende Eeuw van de Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde. Its primary goal is to publish the open access journal Early Modern Low Countries. The society manages the financial means to do so, and maintains close ties with Utrecht University Library Open Access Journals, owner of the journal program. The (voluntary) administration of the foundation consists of:
The foundation has received both the ANBI-status and cultural ANBI-status on 4 January 2017. Its Tax Identification Number or TIN is 8571 81 063.