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Eligible projects

The IFCD invests in projects that lead to structural change through:

  • the introduction and/or elaboration of policies and strategies that have a direct effect on the creation, production, distribution of and access to a diversity of cultural expressions, including cultural goods, services and activities;
  • the reinforcement of human and institutional capacities of public sector and civil society organizations, deemed necessary to support viable local and regional cultural industries and markets in developing countries.

Who can apply

  • Public authorities and institutions from eligible countries (developing countries, Parties to the 2005 Convention).
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from eligible countries (developing countries, Parties to the 2005 Convention)
  • International non-governmental organizations (INGOs) registered in countries Parties to the 2005 Convention

Funding amount

Maximum 100,000 USD

Implementation period

Minimum 12 months - maximum 24 months

Languages of submission

English or French


16 June 2021 (noon, Paris time) 

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