Criteria to apply for IFPC assistance
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:
(a) the amount of assistance required is between US $20,000 and US $100,000 and covers no more than 80% of the total budget;
(b) the project may contribute to ensuring visibility and awareness of the significance of:
(i) cultures as sources of knowledge, meanings, values and identity; and/or
(ii) the role of culture for sustainable development; and/or
(iii) artistic creativity in all its forms, while respecting freedom of expression; and/or
(iv) international and regional cultural cooperation;
(c) the amount of assistance requested is appropriate for its implementation;
(d) the proposed activities are well conceived and feasible and vested with means of rigorous evaluation;
(e) the project may have sustainable financial, and/or institutional, and/or social results;
(f) another source of funding, whether financial or in kind, has been identified, covering at least 20% of the total estimated budget;
(g) the project may have a multiplier effect, inspiring the implementation of other measures, activities and projects.
(h) priority is given to young creators and artists aged 18 to 30 years.
The projects’ conformity to the following criteria will be considered as an asset:
(i) the project contributes to gender equality;
(j) 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;
(k) the project aims to promote peace, social stability and cultural diversity.
Priority shall be given, as far as possible, to requests from or benefiting developing countries.