UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity Call for Applications

Deadline: 15 April 2016

UNESCO announces the International Fund for Cultural Diversity’s (IFCD) seventh call for applications from Parties, NGOs and INGOs that aim to foster the emergence of dynamic cultural sectors in developing countries.

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The main objective of the IFCD is to invest in projects that lead to structural change through the introduction and 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.

Funding Information

The maximum amount requested from the IFCD for each project is US$100,000.

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Eligibility Criteria

The beneficiaries of the IFCD are the following:

  • Parties (public authority/institution) to the 2005 Convention from developing countries
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) coming from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, which meet the definition of civil society and criteria regulating admission of its representatives at meetings of organs of the Convention as mentioned in the Operational Guidelines relating to the role and participation of civil society
  • International non-governmental organizations (INGOs), which meet the definition of civil society and criteria regulating admission of its representatives at meetings of organs of the 2005 Convention as mentioned in the Operational Guidelines relating to the role and participation of civil society, and which present projects with impact at the sub-regional, regional or inter-regional level

How to Apply

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Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit IFCD Programme.

Comments

  1. I am yetunde aiyela,a nigerian woman. as an interior decorator, i started a project in 2012 on the development of our indigenous hand made local fabrics.I have covered 20 out 36 states in the country,setting up a handicraft cluster in 32 states.i had to register the project as an NGO which has now grown beyond what i can handle. I have developped over 10 priority areas on how to develop the subsector,but there” s so much i can do by myself.I NEED HELP!

  2. Avatar Md K Shahidur Rahman says

    Our experience says this fund is for previous acquainted organization

    • Avatar Deepika Singh says

      Hi Md K Shahidur,

      Fundsforngos is not a funding organization and we do not provide grants. We are a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding.

      For information regarding the application procedure, eligibility criteria and more , please visit the link provided in the last line at the end of the post.

      Thank You!

  3. Avatar ABDI MUKTAR MOHAMED says

    Web are small NGO operating in Somalia and seeking to participate in cultural after we are left in war over 25n years.

    • Avatar Deepika Singh says

      Hi Abdi Muktar,

      Fundsforngos is not a funding organization and we do not provide grants. We are a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding.

      For information regarding the application procedure, eligibility criteria and more , please visit the link provided in the last line at the end of the post.

      Thank You!