How to Apply to the IFCD?

For Parties and Non-governmental organizations (NGOs):


1.     Consult your National Commission for UNESCO for the submission deadline at the national level;

2.     Download the Application Form for Parties and NGOs ;

3.     Consult the  Annotated Guide  to help you prepare a successful application;

4.     Fill out the application either in English OR French, the two working languages of the IFCD;

5.     Sign and date the application;

6.     Attach an official document demonstrating that your organization is a public authority/institution or an NGO from a developing country that is a Party to the UNESCO 2005 Convention, with a translation of this document into English or French if necessary;

7.     Attach any other relevant supporting documents and/or information that you may deem appropriate;

8.     Submit the complete Application Form and all supporting documents both electronically and by post to your National Commission for UNESCO or the other designated official channel, respecting the submission deadline at national level.

For International non-governmental organizations (INGOs):


1.     Download the Application Form  for INGOs;

2.     Consult the  Annotated Guide to help you prepare a successful application;

3.     Fill out the application either in English OR French, the two working languages of the IFCD.

Applications by INGOs must demonstrate a sub-regional, regional or inter-regional impact. In the context of the IFCD funding process, regional refers to a group or cluster of countries, not a territory within a single country;

4.     Sign and date the application;

5.     Attach relevant official documents, with a translation into English or French if necessary, demonstrating the international character of the organization through the following elements:
   • Statutes that specify that the NGO is international;
   • Document demonstrating that membership (both institutional and individual) is international;
   • Document proving that recent activities have been carried out in several countries around the world.

6.     Attach letters of support from governmental authorities from each of the beneficiary countries in the targeted sub-region/region(s) that ensure the project is relevant and meets the beneficiary’s needs and priorities;

7.     Attach any other relevant supporting documents and/or information that you may deem appropriate;

8.     Submit the complete Application Form and all supporting documents directly to the UNESCO Secretariat

* Each INGO may submit a maximum of two applications.
 

DEADLINES


Applicants are to consult their National Commissions for UNESCO for their submission deadline at the national level.

The deadline for the UNESCO Secretariat to receive funding applications from National Commissions or INGOs is 15 May 2014, midnight CET.

Funding requests received after this deadline will not be eligible for this funding period.
 

More information


·         Application and selection procedure

·         Basic requirements for eligible funding requests

·         Evaluation criteria

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