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UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture – Grants cycle 2014

Requests for funding should be submitted following the Guidelines of the Fund.

Kindly note, that applications for 2015 will be received through the on line Grants Management System, to be considered by the Board of Trustees at their October 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 October are to be used during the following year, in the period between January and December.

The deadline for applications for 2014 was 1 April 2013. The Board of Trustees held its 38th session from 30 September to 04 October 2013 to adopt recommendations for projects to be awarded the 2014 cycle.

Important: The Call for Applications for 2015 will be launched in December 2013, and application will be accepted from early January 2014 until 1 March 2014.

The grant cycle for the year 2014 is as follows:

Grants cycle 2014

The Torture Fund: mandate and activities

What the Fund is

Download the flyer in E | F | S (PDF)

What the Fund does


List of grantees 2014 (PDF)

Reporting on the activities of the Fund

Interpretation of Torture in the Light of the Practice and Jurisprudence of International Bodies (PDF)

CAT: Adopted general comment No. 3 on article 14 of the Convention

Newly- adopted Council resolution on torture rehabilitation 22/21

How to apply to the Fund
How to report to the Fund

For all beneficiaries the release of the grant is subject to:

Satisfactory submission of a revised and detailed budget adjusted to the amount awarded through the online Grant Management System GMS

Finance questionnaire Form (Word)
E | F | S

Updated Banking details Form (PDF) also available through the online Grant Management System GMS

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

Acknowledge receipt form (Word)

First time grantees:

All first-time grantees are requested to submit a progress report on the first six months of the use of the grant awarded through the online system (GMS), by 15 JULY every year. Please, click here to access to GMS.

User's Manual for report (PDF)

How to contribute to the Torture Fund
Forthcoming events

40th Session of the Board of Trustees: Geneva, 29 September to 3 October 2014

30th anniversary of the Fund
Feature stories
Past observances
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