NZ-France Friendship Fund - Last call for applications - 2019 [fr]
The New Zealand France Friendship Fund, having met its original objective, will be wound up in 2019. After the 2019 deadline and final decisions on projects, the Fund will be closed. This is your last chance to apply for funding from the New Zealand France Friendship Fund. Project applications must be received by 30 April 2019.
Since it was established in 1991, the Fund has provided more than $5 million in grants to projects in New Zealand, France and the French Pacific.
The Fund has supported projects that build ongoing links, friendship and understanding between the people of New Zealand and France, especially young people.
A decision was taken in 2006, in order to support more projects, to begin spending down the Fund’s capital.
After the 2019 deadline and final decisions on projects, the Fund will be closed.
This is your last chance to apply for funding from the New Zealand France Friendship Fund.
We would like to take this last opportunity to fund projects that will deepen ties between the people of New Zealand and France.
Project applications must be received by 30 April 2019.
- Applicants must be New Zealand or French citizens and be normally resident in New Zealand, France or the French Pacific territories.
- Projects should encourage on-going contact and exchanges between the two countries; promote the exchange of information and knowledge about each country and enhance mutual understanding.
- Projects must take place in New Zealand, France or the French Pacific.
- Projects which benefit the wider community are favoured. Funding for individual travel and study is unlikely to be given high priority.
- Projects should be ’visible’ and have a strong people-to-people content.
- Applicants should show evidence of alternative funding as the Fund never finances an entire project.
- An application presented to the French Board cannot be also presented to the New Zealand Board (and vice versa).
- Grants do not include provision for the payment of salaries or administrative overheads.
- Grants will not be made for commercial or political purposes or to buy assets or property.
- Grants are not made retrospectively.
- The value of each grant will be determined by the Joint New Zealand/French Board at its sole discretion and the Board’s decision is final.
- A detailed budget should be attached to each application.
The closing date for applications is 30 April 2019.
Responses will be sent to applicants in June 2019.