Fondation Ensemble Program Fund
Funds for Programs » Non Profit Grants » Educational Funding
Fondation Ensemble is a private foundation - recognized by the state as serving the public interest - created by Gérard Brémond and Jacqueline Délia-Brémond, who had long cherished the idea of being actively involved in public interest work.
The Foundation is looking for programmes that will make a concrete and lasting improvement to the life of its target population.
Supported projects contribute to protecting the environment and rationalizing the use of natural resources.
Projects arise from specific findings that take account both the needs of local populations and those of the land.
The Foundation lends support to appropriate and concrete action whose results are measurable.
The Foundation is looking to support ongoing projects, and encourages innovation wherever possible.
The Foundation supports participatory and partnership programmes.
The projects demonstrate that they are integrated within the national strategy of the country in which they take place.
The Foundation demands to see accurate details of the budget and expenditure involved.
It agrees to cover 10% of all administrative costs.
The Fondation Ensemble does not fund :
Projects that do not fall within the areas of activity outlined above.
One-off projects that are unsustainable.
Awareness projects (in France and emerging countries) with no concrete and measurable activity.
Initiatives (in France and emerging countries) that do not have provisions for measuring the anticipated impact or expected results.
Projects that do not take account the protection or restoration the environment.
Initiatives that do not earmark the bulk of their investment for concrete action.
Micro credit, workshops, conferences, ecotourism, educational packages (in France) and study/research trips taken by students.
Applications for subsidies that include allocating more than to paying wages of expatriates.
Programme Fund, priority countries for 2009:
Bulgaria, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Madagascar, Mali, Malawi and Morocco.
Deadline: 10th September.
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.
For more information and application, visit: Fondation Ensemble Program Fund Website
More: Funds for Programs » Non Profit Grants » Educational Funding