CMA CGM Foundation 2019 Call for Proposals: Promoting Access to Education for Children in Difficulty

Deadline: 9 March 2019

The CMA CGM Foundation has launched its 2019 call for proposals. The financial assistance will be granted between France (SUD/Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region) and Lebanon, for projects meeting the following objectives:

  • Reduce educational inequalities;
  • Promote access to basic learning through the maintenance or restoration of a school environment;
  • Help children and young people regain self-confidence, fulfil themselves and become autonomous;
  • Reconcile children and young people with school and develop school retention;
  • Prevent children and young people from leaving the school system and becoming socially isolated;
  • Fight against all kinds of stereotypes in the choice of orientation;
  • Introduce young people to the professions and the business world;
  • Facilitate access to education for deserving young people;
  • Engage young people in civic actions;
  • Encourage digital development as a means of restoring young people’s desire to learn;
  • Facilitate the acquisition of equipment to improve the living environment in educational reception centers.

Theme

The theme of the program is “Promoting access to education for children in difficulty”.

Grant Information

A grant application may not exceed €20,000.

Projects Eligibility

  • The CMA CGM Foundation only considers projects:
    • Relating to the theme of the 2019 Call for proposals outlined above
    • That will be implemented in the concerned territories of the Foundation (PACA region in France and in Lebanon)
    • Having filled and submitted a complete application before the deadline.
  • Eligible organizations
    • The Foundation only considers projects submitted and implemented by non-profit organizations of general interest, mainly associations.
      • Projects initiated by individuals or related to individuals are not eligible.
  • Territory
    • The call for proposals concerns exclusively actions to be implemented:
      • In France: In the Provence AlpesCôte d’Azur region only
      • In Lebanon: in all Lebanese regions.
  • Public
    • The beneficiaries of the projects are children and adolescents aged 0 to 18 who are marginalized in the education system and who have one or more of the following characteristics:
      • Children educated in an establishment classified as a Priority Education Zone, from sensitive urban areas,living in isolated rural areas, placed by Child-Care Services, in social,family and/or educational difficulties.
      • Affected by long term illness,chronic illness, orphan diseases or rare diseases; children suffering from trauma(war, ill-treatment, sexual abuse…), with mental disorders.
      • Suffering from a substantial,lasting or permanent impairment of one or more physical, sensory, mental, cognitive or psychological functions, a multiple disability or a disabling health disorder.

Eligible Expenditures

  • Financial support may involve investment and equipment charges: acquisition of materials,equipment, vehicles, furniture, offices/premises etc.
  • The Foundation may finance operating costs related to the project up to 20% of the overall project budget.
  • Projects must be co-financed.
  • The Foundation focuses on projects involving concrete assistance to children

Selection Criteria

The CMA CGM Foundation supports projects:

  • Responding to uncovered needs
  • With an innovative aspect
  • Promoting the autonomy and the social integration of children and youth

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.cma-cgm.com/the-group/foundation/call-for-proposals

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