COVID-19 RESPONSE

Beyond our normal funding activities, the Kahane Foundation committed CHF 3.5 Million to combat the impact of Covid-19 within its geographic regions of focus. More information on the Covid-19 Relief Fund (CRF) and a list of organisations supported under this framework can be found on our CRF Page.
The CRF is no longer active or open to applications.

FUNDING

THEMATIC FOCUS

Based on current events, funding in 2021 focuses on the themes of “Accessibility,” “Migration / Integration” and “Social Mobility.”


 Accessibility
Promoting and improving the emotional well-being, self-determination and inclusion of persons with disabilities through:
- Inclusive and innovative education
- Access to quality health care

 Migration / Integration
Fostering self-sufficiency, integration and well-being for migrants through:
- Inclusive and innovative education
- Access to quality mental health care

 Social Mobility
Offering a path to self-sufficiency to the weakest in society through:
- Inclusive and innovative education
- Access to quality health care

GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS

We currently have a focus on projects in the following regions:


 Europe
 Turkey
 The Middle East
 North Africa

For a detailed list of countries included in these areas, please visit our FAQ page.

EXCLUSIONS

We do not consider applications from individuals or for projects in the fields of culture, art, nature and sports.

REQUIREMENTS

We only accept applications submitted through our online forms.
All forms must be submitted in English language.

PROCEDURE FOR
NEW PROJECTS

All applicants with new projects are required to use the First-Step application form -- the link to which can be found at the bottom of this page during the application period.

The First-Step application form is often evaluated within two weeks of the deadline for submissions. At this time, applicants can expect a reply with either an invitation to fill the Second-Step application form, or a decision to decline the project for funding.

Important dates pertaining to funding in 2021 can be found in the "Applications" section of this page, below. 

PROCEDURE FOR
PREVIOUSLY
FUNDED PROJECTS

Applicants with projects which were funded by the Kahane Foundation in 2020 wishing to re-apply for funding and continue their project in 2021, are required to inform us of their intent to do so before November 13th, 2020. Applicants may then be invited to fill our online application form for Running Projects.

Important dates pertaining to funding in 2021 can be found in the "Applications" section of this page, below. 

APPLICATIONS

The application period for funding in 2021 ended on January 15th, 2021.
Information pertaining to our application cycle for funding in 2022 can be expected to be published in July 2021.

Important dates for approved grantees 2021
May 2021 -- Grantees can expect funds
October 25th, 2021 -- Progress reports due (please see grant approval email for more details)
For a list of frequently asked questions and their answers, please visit our FAQ page.
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