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

your project application step by step

We ask you to attach the following documents: a project description; an estimation of the costs and a financing scheme (how you plan to cover the costs); a copy of the official deeds of your foundation or organization (if possible). Without these documents the application will not be taken into consideration.

We kindly ask you to give us practical information about your organization and the project in our  information summary.

required documents

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

  • maximum size: 4 times an 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 succes?

2. Estimation of the costs with financial scheme

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

3. When you apply on behalf of a foundation, please add the statute.

Requests for support can be sent by email iona@iona.nl, (the attachment will not exceed 1 MB) or by post.

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. We will send you an email with the necessary information and required details three months after you have completed the project.

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 project report.

We can only consider new applications after receipt of an evaluation of the former one.


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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 2018

  • 9 January
  • 13 February
  • 13 March
  • 10 April
  • 15 May
  • 12 June
  • 11 July
  • 11 September
  • 2 October
  • 6 November
  • 12 December

Board meeting 2019

  • 8 January
  • 14 February
  • 12 March
  • 10 April
  • 14 May
  • 11 June
  • 3 September
  • 1 October
  • 5 November
  • 9 December