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UNESCO | Call for applications to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity

| Sectors: Cultural diversity, sustainable development, economic development
Granting entities: UNESCO
| Deadline:  9 June 2021
| Type of support: Grants
| Funding/benefits:  100,000 USD
| Applicants: Public institutions and NGOs from eligible countries
| Locations: Countries parties to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Synopsis: This year, the IFCD joins the celebration of the International Year of the Creative Economy for Sustainable Development by calling for projects that aim to make strong contributions to the creative economy in developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.

Public institutions, and non-governmental organizations (NGO) from eligible countries are invited to submit their proposals, as well as international NGOs registered in countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention. The projects must clearly lead to structural changes through: 

  • Introduction and/or elaboration of policies and strategies that have a direct and structural impact on the creation, production, distribution of and access to a diversity of cultural goods and services;
  • Reinforcement of skills in public sector and civil society organizations to support viable local and regional cultural industries and markets in developing countries.

All projects shall ultimately contribute to sustainable creative ecosystem and the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda of the United Nations.

Link to application here.

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