Database of Funded Projects

Since 2010, the International Fund for Diversity has invested around US$ 5,8 million in funding for 84 projects in 49 developing countries. To find more information about the projects, use the drop down menus below or take a look at the statistics on IFCD funded projects.

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South Africa

Unlocking funding to support the cultural industries
  About the project The project aims to make a general survey on ways to improve national arts funding. It organized by Business and Arts South Africa, as part of a joint initiative between the Department of Arts and Culture and the private sector. The identified best practices and Read more
Encouraging creative entrepreneurship in South Africa
  About the project This project aims to train members of underprivileged communities from the Cape Town area in recycled arts and to give them the skills to set-up micro businesses related to carnivals and festivals. The Harlequin Foundation hopes that promoting cultural entrepreneurship in Read more
ArtSAnow: Real-time information on creative industries
About the project The project aims to strengthen creative industries in two South African provinces through the creation of an open-source platform that provides members of the arts community and policy-makers with access to networking, information and funding opportunities. Digital technologies Read more
Advocacy and Information Sharing: Promoting the creative sector in South Africa
About the project The project aims at empowering the creative community in South Africa by strengthening their capacities and giving them access to critical information on funding opportunities. About the organization The Arterial Network – South African Chapter is a local NGO committed Read more
Theatre4Youth - Bringing theatre closer to youth in South Africa
About the project The project aims at strengthening the capacities of theatre companies and bringing together professional artists and educators to foster the development of the theatre for young audiences sector in South Africa. About the organization ASSITEJ South Africa is an NGO committed Read more


Diversifying the Music Production in Tajikistan
About the project The project aims to develop Tajikistan's music industry through capacity-building, access to technology and information and direct support to young and emerging musicians.   About the organization The Bactria Culture Centre was established in 2001 in Dushanbe by Read more

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Measuring the economic contribution of the audiovisual industry
  About the project The project aims at mapping the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)’s audiovisual industry and at identifying successful and innovative practices in the sector. The School of Journalism and Public Relations (SJPR) will explore the potential of the Read more


Supporting Togolese artisans
  About the project The project, implemented by the Togolese Coalition for Cultural Diversity, aims to renew the Togo craft industry by organizing a training workshop for 20 Togolese professionals to help them develop new drawing and production techniques.     Main activities Read more
Devising a plan to implement cultural policies in Togo
About the project This project aims at holding a consultation of local authorities, researchers and civil society in order to draw up a strategic plan for the implementation of the cultural policy adopted by the Council of Ministers of Togo in March 2011.   About the organization Togo Read more


Strengthening the Tunisian book industry
About the project The Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the Tunisian Publishers Union, aims to create a website indexing and promoting  Tunisian books. By increasing the visibility and online sales of Tunisian books, the project, which accompanies a series of operational and Read more
Creation of a multilingual reference library
About the project The Ministry of Culture’s National Centre for Translation in Tunis aims to establish a multilingual reference library. The project aims to enhance the Centre’s capacity to provide access to information in foreign languages. It is a part of national policies to promote Read more

United Republic of Tanzania

Empowering African youth to harness the potential of the music sector
About the project: The project aims to structure the African music industry as a functioning and viable sector through the provision of cultural management courses, internship programmes and work placements for young music professionals in Cameroon, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Read more


Comparsa: encouraging social participation through music
  About the project The project "Comparsa" aims to encourage social participation of disadvantaged youth through a series of workshops conducted by the music band “La Clinica”, that is composed of men and women from poor neighborhoods of Montevideo. The members of the Read more
Fostering cultural participation for poverty alleviation
About the project The project aims at contributing to reversing the processes of social exclusion of youth in a marginalized area of Montevideo through their increased involvement in local cultural productions. Foster a positive local identity through promotion of youth cultural expressions in Read more
Fostering an active participation of vulnerable groups in the creative sector in Uruguay
About the project: The project aims to promote the participation of vulnerable groups, such as women, youth, etc., in the Uruguayan creative sector through the strengthening of 14 Cultural Factories and the implementation of skills development and network-building activities. About the Read more


Measuring the economic contribution of Zimbabwe's CCIs
About the project The project aims at promoting the growth and development of the cultural industries in Zimbabwe by empirically demonstrating their importance to the national economy. About the organization The Culture Fund of Zimbabwe is an NGO based in Harare. It was established as a Read more
Management & business training for cultural professionals
About the project The project aims to build up the skills and technical know-how of Zimbabwe’s cultural professionals, thus allowing them to be more actively involved in the development of local cultural industries. Targeting managers of Zimbabwe’s top arts and culture festivals and Read more
Developing a National Strategy on Copyright
About the project The project aims to strengthen the enforcement of copyright law in Zimbabwe through the development of a national strategy and the creation of a platform to regularly review the strategy. About the organization ZIMCOPY, Reproduction Rights Organization of Zimbabwe, is a non- Read more
Strengthening local cultural policy in Zimbabwe
About the project: The project aims to strengthen the governance in the creative sector in the local districts of Beitbridge, Mangwe, Matobo and Mzingwane, through activities of capacity building, policy development and the creation of new markets and cooperation networks. About the organization: Read more

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