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Фонд Fit for Life предоставляет гранты в размере 100 000 долларов США

 

 

The Fit for Life Foundation is inviting applications to award grants of US$ 100,000 each to 3 non-profit organizations or social enterprises that are pioneering projects to promote life-long fitness and health.

The Fit for Life Awards provide multi-year support and international visibility to innovative, impactful projects promoting life-long fitness and health in rapidly aging societies worldwide. Grants are disbursed over 3 years to facilitate tracking and monitoring of the project’s performance and impact.

This multi-year support enables Laureates to steadily scale up their programs while building public awareness of the importance of healthy aging for communities. The Fit for Life Laureates are announced at an annual awards event in Geneva, Switzerland, in the presence of the Fit for Life ambassadors, donors and partner organizations. The projects they publicized through their site, social media channels, and podcast.

Funding Information

        Award grants of US$ 100,000.

Areas of Impact

The mission and activities of the organization or initiative must directly address healthy aging for older (65+ years) or middle-aged people (45+ years). They welcome solutions relevant to:

        Physical fitness;

        Exercise and sport;

        Mental well-being;

        Mobility;

        Nutrition;

        At-home care;

        Community support for older people;

        Prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs);

        Other forms of preventative health support.

Performance & Impact Monitoring

        Fit for Life monitors the performance and impact of grants based on the same 10 key criteria used in the selection process.

        They work with impact measurement professionals to monitor progress toward the agreed objectives, through quarterly touchpoints and regular field visits.

        These quarterly reports are integrated into a comprehensive Annual Impact Monitoring Report. They also conduct regular in-depth evaluations to assess the impact of all grantees in the Fit for Life Awards portfolio.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the Fit for Life Awards, applicants must meet the following criteria:

        The organization or initiative must be legally registered as a non-profit or social enterprise in its country/countries of operations;

        They do not accept applications from the following types of organizations;

        Research institutes;

        Government/public sector institutes;

        Political organizations;

        Organizations that discriminate in their leadership, staffing, or service provision on the basis of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, national origin, political affiliation, religious belief, or sexual orientation.

Selection Process

        To select the organizations it supports, Fit for Life adopts a rigorous approach, which includes  3 stages of due diligence and 10 key selection criteria.

        Candidates need to demonstrate both operational excellence and evidence of impact. They are looking for innovative programs that display a clear vision, are focused on beneficiaries’ needs, and are both sustainable and scalable.

Deadline: 23 November 2020 For more information, visit https://www.fitforlife.foundation/awards-application