What is the IFPC?
The International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC) is intended to promote:
(a) cultures as sources of knowledge, meanings, values and identity;
(b) the role of culture for sustainable development;
(c) artistic creativity in all its forms, while respecting freedom of expression;
(d) international and regional cultural cooperation.
To achieve these aims, the Fund’s resources will be used to support:
(a) the cultural and artistic projects of creators in developing countries;
(b) culture and development strategies and programmes;
(c) the reinforcement of national mechanisms, structures and facilities whose purpose is to support cultural activities and artistic creators in developing countries;
(d) the organization of exchanges to foster international cooperation support cultural and artistic projects
Priority is given to projects from young artists/creators (18-30 years old) or benefiting youth. Priority is also given, as far as possible, to projects from or benefiting developing countries.