The focus of this year's IWC Charity fund is to provide resources for projects whose aim is to help mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the vulnerable populations in Serbia.

Who can apply?

● NGOs

● Non-profit organizations

● Schools and academies

● Professional and amateur associations

● Volunteering organizations

● Local cultural organizations

 

Please note: Applicant institutions must be situated in Serbia and should not be government organizations.

Criteria of eligibility for the projects

With a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic it is the poorest and most vulnerable communities who suffer the worst effects. We would like to provide aid to the most vulnerable people in Serbia affected by this pandemic.

Types of projects which can apply for support:

Projects aimed towards children, to strengthen their self-esteem, address their needs, help develop their basic or special abilities and communication skills that have suffered during this time.

Projects which aim to improve the quality of life of senior citizens in elderly homes or elsewhere.

Projects whose mission is to empower and aid victims of violence and domestic abuse, exacerbated by the stress of the pandemic.

Other types of projects that meet the eligibility requirements will also be considered.

The number of projects which can be submitted and approved:

One project consisting of a series of events in the frame of the proposed budget and time or one procurement of materials/goods.

Timeframe for application: February 2022

Start-up date: March - April 2022

Project duration: 2-6 months

Evaluation: latest November 2022

Location: anywhere in Serbia, given that the conditions stated above are met

Financial details

Grant amount per project: To be determined based on the proposal.

Exclusions:

The following will not be considered for funding in 2022:

● Grants to individuals

● Non-specific donations and endorsements to organizations

All funding for approved projects implemented by local organizations will be paid via bank transfer. No funds will be transferred to government bank accounts (public schools, hospitals, institutions) or to bank accounts located outside of Serbia.

All IWC grant recipients will be asked to sign a “Donation Agreement” stating that they will use funds only as described in the approved grant proposal, that they will notify the IWC of any changes in the program and that they will provide progress reports as requested.

Evaluation

Grant recipients must provide a written report to the IWC at the end of each project detailing the implementation procedure, final budget and results achieved. Unless otherwise agreed, projects should be completed within one calendar year or by November 2022.

Procedures which should be followed during the application process:

Applications must be submitted in digital form. Below you can download the application form. Complete the form and email it back to charity@iwc.rs. Possible attachments (risk analyses, budgetary plan etc.) can follow the application in accordance with foreseen procedure (see the application form). All the responsibilities concerning preparations and implementation of the projects are the responsibility of the project managers.

Deadline for application: 5th of March 2022

Contact Address: charity@iwc.rs

Application Form for IWC Charity Funding
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