Applications Open for Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism’s Grant Program!

Deadline: 31 October 2018

The Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism (SST) is seeking applications for its grant program. The foundation supports projects or organizations in Switzerland and around the world.

In accordance with its statutes, the Foundation supports projects and organisations that:

  • are suited to improve the economic, cultural and social conditions of the population in tourist destinations,
  • contribute to sustainable tourism development in the destinations,
  • contribute to improving intercultural understanding between people in tourist sending and receiving countries.

Funding Information

The Foundation’s assets are to be maintained on the long run. Grants and awards are financed from the return on investments. At the moment, funds amounting to about CHF 150,000.- per year are at the Foundation’s disposal to support projects and organisations in accordance with the Foundation’s objectives. The Board decides on the amount to be granted to individual projects. So far, grants for individual projects ranged between CHF 5,000.- and CHF 25,000.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be granted financial support, applicants must submit projects that are in line with the Foundation’s objectives, and they must observe the following criteria:

  • Financial support may, in accordance with the Foundation’s objectives, be granted for activities in Switzerland as well as other countries worldwide.
  • Financial support will usually be given to organisations, associations and legal entities.
  • As a rule, additional grants for running projects will not be approved.
  • For projects of several years’ duration, the Foundation may approve recurring grants.

How to Apply

Applicants can submit their application via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Swiss Foundation for Solidarity in Tourism.

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