The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) has launched its 9th call for funding requests. IFCD is a multi-donor fund established under Article 18 of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Its purpose is to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention. The IFCD invests in projects that lead to structural change through:
Areas of Intervention
The IFCD finances projects that:
The maximum amount that can be requested is US$100,000. Projects that are approved for funding will receive their allocations in several installments. Beneficiaries normally receive 50% of the total amount approved in the beginning of the project, another 30% mid-way through the project and the remaining 20% once all activities have been completed and the final reports are submitted.
The project implementation period shall be between 12 and 24 months.
The projects should start, at the earliest, in April 2020, following the approval of the project by the Intergovernmental Committee in February 2020.
Languages of submission:
English or French
Who can apply?
How to apply?
Prepare the Application form by:
Downloading and reviewing the Call for Funding;
Downloading and reviewing the Annotated Guide;
Downloading, saving and completing the Project Framework (for Microsoft Excel (2011 or later versions) or similar applications);
Gathering digital copies of all Complementary Documents that are required for your application.
All applications must be submitted by June 13th, 2019 (midnight, Paris time) at the latest. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered for the evaluation.
For more information, you may contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org