Being the Regional Coordinator for two regions of the world, the IYPF seeks to sub-contract organisations that would receive mini-grants (amounting up to a total of USD 4000 per region meaning that the Applicant could apply for a mini grant of USD 400 to reach 1 000 youth or in total USD 4 000 are provided for 10 000 audience that shall be evidenced by the award-holder). The grantees shall expenditure the funds to develop regional activities, both in social media and on-spot, that promote the 2013 edition of the Global Youth Service Day (26-28 April). Along with the monetary award, the coalition of grant holders will also benefit training and capacity building through webinars (online seminars). Additionally, they will be actively networking with peer organisations around the globe, receive regular updates about new grants, tools, partnerships, and other helpful resources for distribution to regional affiliates/members.
The deadline to cast an application is 15 February 2013 at the latest. An international jury composed of IYPF Directors, Regional Facilitators, fellow international organisations and media will review the submissions to select the mini-grant winners.
Applications can be submitted via http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/M9ZK5Z2 ; enquiries for further information or clarification shall be directed by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Late applications will not be considered.
REMARK: As the funding to be disbursed by IYPF originates from the United States of America, there is a restriction to distributing any financial resources to organisations seated in a list of country, or organisations whose members are citizens of the states in the list.
By no means any grant can be given to organisations seated in/consisting of members from Burma (Myanmar), Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria.
Additional scrutiny will be performed with regards to organisations seated in/consisting of members from Western Balkans, Belarus, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Liberia (Former Regime of Charles Taylor), Persons Undermining the Sovereignty of Lebanon or Its Democratic Processes and Institutions, Libya, North Korea, Somalia and Zimbabwe as well as other programs targeting individuals and entities located around the world. Those programs currently relate to foreign narcotics traffickers, foreign terrorists, transnational criminal organizations, and WMD proliferators.