(a) the amount of assistance required is between US $20,000 and US $100,000 and covers no more than 80% of the total project budget;
(b) another source of funding, whether financial or in kind, has been identified, covering at least 20% of the total estimated budget;
(c) its activities fall under one of the two eligible categories;
(d) the amount of assistance requested is appropriate for its implementation;
(e) the proposed activities have a solid monitoring plan;
(f) the project may have institutional, and/or socio-economic results;
(g) may have a multiplier effect, inspiring the implementation of other measures, activities and projects;
(h) have an implementation calendar for the activities proposed to be funded under the IFPC of a maximum of nine (9) months.
The projects’ conformity to the following criteria will be considered as an asset:
(a) priority is given to projects submitted by young creators aged 18 to 30 years and to projects aimed at benefitting youth;
(b) the project contributes to gender equality;
(c) the project aims to promote forms of expression that, despite their value to the community or country of origin, are relatively under-represented on the global arts scene and therefore deserve support;
(d) the project aims to promote peace, social stability and cultural diversity;
(e) priority shall be given, as far as possible, to requests from or benefiting countries on the latest DAC List of Official Development Assistance Recipients.