Kahane Foundation: Helping People to Create Dignified and Peaceful Living Environment for Themselves and their Neighbours

Deadline: 31 January 2017

The Karl Kahane Foundation is seeking applications from organisations for its grant program with an aim to help people to create a dignified and peaceful living environment for themselves and their neighbours.

The Karl Kahane Foundation was established in 1991 by the late Karl Kahane as an independent, privately funded, non-political and non-religious charitable foundation, and is based in Switzerland.

Funding Information: The amount of funding requested should not exceed 25,000 CHF.

Funding Areas

  • Healthcare
  • Social welfare
  • Education
  • Conflict resolution
  • Migration and integration

Eligibility Criteria

  • The foundation is currently working exclusively with organisations in the above mentioned fields (above) and although it focus its support in Europe, Canada, Middle East, Afghanistan, India and Africa, it acknowledge that special needs have no geographical locus.
  • It is the foundation’s philosophy to conduct ongoing dialogue with project initiators as well as local experts to assess the most urgent needs. Where necessary it also assists their partners in finding experts, advisors and other funders.
  • The foundation does not consider applications from:
    • individuals or for projects in the fields of culture, art, nature and sports.
    • Israel, Palestine, South America, Asia

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries

Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK), Vatican City (Holy See), Canada, Turkey, Israel, Iran, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon, Qatar, Jordan, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Afghanistan, India, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit Kahane Foundation Grant Program.

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