request for support

If your project fits the general criteria of the Iona Stichting you can send us a request for support. We appreciate heart felt applications with a clear motivation.

Please read this carefully before you apply. It is important that you know which information is required. We want to make you attentive to the fact that the project description you are requested to enclose is of vital importance.

when to apply

The complete application should have reached us at least 14 days before the next board meeting. We do not take applications into consideration when the project has already started or taken place.

each application is different

Each request for support is different and deserves our carefull consideration. It can happen that a project on our list with donations seems similar to your initiative. However, no rights can be derived from this.

no pre-applications

We do not take pre-applications into consideration. If you are in doubt whether your project fits our criteria, please contact our office.

what we do not support

Although the board appreciates to receive heart felt and well motivated applications, we do not support the following subjects:

  • projects that have already started or taken place
  • building costs and the purchase of land
  • book publications
  • holliday camps
  • associations of patients
  • individual support
  • settlement of debts
  • professional performing arts
  • films and documentaries

required PDF documents

1. Information summary
A document in which you give all practical information.

2. Project description
The most essential document of your request. This is the place to personalize your application. You may have already given some of the required information, but please make sure to pay attention to the following:

  • maximum size: 4 x A4
  • name and short project description
  • aim
  • target audience
  • organization and cooperation partners
  • ideal behind the project
  • who will benefit?
  • who will execute the project?
  • what will your approach be?
  • duration of the project
  • according to you: when will the project be success?

3. Estimation of the costs with financial scheme

  • a detailed overview of the costs in Euros
  • the expected income and your own contribution
  • did you request and/or receive financial help from other sources?
  • for which amount do you apply?

4. When you apply on behalf of a foundation: please add the statute and the latest financial annual report.

project evaluation

To give us insight in the progress of the projects we have supported and to see what is the best way for our foundation to assist our applicants we ask you to send us an evaluation report. This should reach us no longer than three month after the project is finished.

Concerning long term projects we require a half-yearly evaluation report.

We are interested in the personal story behind your project. However, we do have certain directions for your  evaluation report.

We will only consider new applications after we have recived an evaluation of the former one.

Don’t forget to attach the following documents to your application:

  • Information summary
  • Project description
  • Estimation of the costs with financial scheme
  • When you apply on behalf of a foundation: please add the statute and the latest financial annual report

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Only complete applications that have reached the office at least 14 days before the date of a board meeting can be put on the agenda.

Board meetings 2019

  • 8 January
  • 14 February
  • 11 March

22 March Annual meeting

  • 10 April
  • 14 May
  • 11 June
  • 3 September
  • 1 October
  • 5 November
  • 9 December