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UN Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery – Grants cycle 2013


Requests for funding should be submitted following the Guidelines of the Fund E | F | S

In general, applications are received by the Fund’s secretariat in the spring every year, to be considered by the Board of Trustees at their November session. During its session, the Board reviews the narrative and financial reports on the use of previous grants, adopts recommendations on applications for new grants, meets with donors and project leaders of funded organisations, and adopts other relevant recommendations on the activities of the Fund.

Grants awarded in November are to be used during the following year, in the period between January and December.

Important

From 2013 onwards, the call for applications is launched and opened between January and April of every year.

The grant cycle for the year 2015 is as follows:

  • Deadline for the submission of project applications for 2015: 1 March 2014
  • Annual session of Board of Trustees: 17 - 21 November 2014
  • Disbursement of 2015 grant: February/March 2015
  • Submission of Financial and Narrative reports on the use of 2015 grant: 1 March 2016
Highlights


The Slavery Fund: mandate and activities

How to apply to the Fund

Call for 2015 applications
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Who can apply

The grants cycle

Revised version: Guidelines of the Fund for the use of applicants and Grantees
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On-line application System (GMS)

Guidelines for the use of organizations
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Policies of the Board of Trustees
(Available soon)

How to report to the Fund

Upon receipt of the grant, beneficiaries are requested to fill in and sign the receipt form and the banking form

Acknowledge receipt form
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Banking form
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Beneficiaries are requested to submit mid-year Narrative and Financial reports on the use of their grants 6 months after receipt of payment and final Narrative and Financial reports on the use of their grants one month after the project completion.
Financial and Narrative forms
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How to contribute to the Slavery Fund

Financial situation of the Fund

List of current donors

How to contribute to the Fund

Forthcoming events

Presentation of the Thematic report on challenges and lessons in combating contemporary forms of slavery of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Gulnara Shahinian, during the 24th session of the Human Rights Council: Geneva, 12 September 2013

Side event on challenges and lessons learnt in combating contemporary forms of slavery at the United Nations: Geneva 13 September 2013

18th session of the Board of Trustees: Geneva, 18-22 November 2013

20th anniversary of the Fund
Publications


UN Voluntary Fund on SlaveryThe UN Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
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Abolishing Slavery and its Contemporary Forms
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Outreach activities

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December 2013

Message of the Secretary General on the United Nations International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December 2013
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