Approach

  • The foundation believes in holistic approaches to create efficient and sustainable change.

  • The foundation believes in projects targeting self-sufficiency for its beneficiaries.

  • The foundation is responsive to innovative approaches, methodologies and technologies to create social, economic and environmental change.

  • The foundation focuses on results and impact. Therefore, the foundation asks its implementing partners for clear strategic plans, clear implementation processes and well integrated monitoring and evaluation tools.

  • The foundation believes that private grant-making institutions should take risks that States can’t allow themselves, thus offering a chance to new concepts to be tested and transition to proven concept public money could then scale.

Beneficiaries

The foundation supports organisations who provide effective, long-lasting solutions for:

  • Vulnerable children and youth suffering from scarce access to schooling and training, enabling them to follow a quality path toward nurturing employment.

  • Vulnerable people (youth and adults) wishing to access the labour market, providing them with capacity building, career guidance, interships,  job placement or entrepreneurship.

  • Populations suffering from inadequate healthcare services.

Selection Process

The foundation predominantly takes a proactive approach, undertaking its own researches to find projects in line with its mission.

Project proposals are first analysed by our executive team. Those that successfully pass this initial step are then reviewed by the foundation’s Board, meeting four times per year.

If the project corresponds to our focus areas, values and philosophy, the applicant will be contacted to agree on objectives, performance indicators, a project implementation plan, a detailed budget and a reporting agenda.

A partnership agreement, defining the duties of both parties, will the been signed.

Selection Criteria

If International Foundation funds programmes and/or projects which:

  • are conducted by registered and audited organisations demonstrating efficiency in achieving their mission

  • respond to clearly identified priority needs (expressed locally)

  • create measurable and sustainable impact on their beneficiaries

  • participate to a valuable and sustainable development of our societies through growth in skills, knowledge, consciousness, empathy and solidarity