UN Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery – Grants cycle 2015

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.


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

The grant cycle for the year 2017 is as follows:

  • Deadline for the submission of project applications for 2017: 1 March 2016
  • Annual session of Board of Trustees: 28 November-2 December 2016
  • Disbursement of 2017 grant: February/March 2017
  • Submission of Financial and Narrative reports on the use of 2016 grant: 1 March 2017

Information on the Slavery Fund


General information

Mission Statement of the Fund
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Download the Fund's flyer in E | F | S (PDF)

The Human Faces of Modern Slavery in E (PDF)

Download the brochure of the Fund in E (PDF)

Feature stories
How to apply/How to report to the Fund

Applications may be submitted between 15 January and 1 March every year
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How to apply

How to contribute to the Fund
Slavery-related documents
Past slavery-related events
Useful links
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