Criteria to apply for IFPC support


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Please note that the call for projects for the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture is now closed and no further applications are accepted. The deadline was on 29 May 2015 at noon CEST We would like to thank you for your interest in the IFPC
As stipulated in the IFPC’s Operational Guidelines, IFPC assistance measures shall be allocated subject to availability of resources and taking into account the projects’ compliance with all of the following criteria, which are considered indispensable:

(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 twelve (12) 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.

 Note: individual artists and creators of all ages are welcome to submit an application.