Do you want to change your world?
Are you between 15 and 32 years of age and do you want to start a project for other young people? Do you want to:
- Organize a debate between environmental organizations and multinationals…
- Initiate a demonstration against weapons of war…
- Send youthful observers to the elections Russia…
- Present a play about sexuality and Islam…
- Publish a magazine about globalization and it’s consequences…
- Or do you have another good idea that you think Alert should fund?
Do you have a great idea, but NO budget??
Alert is an independent fund, which strives for an equal division of knowledge, wealth, power and a better environment. Alert awards grants to small-scale and once-only projects for young people with progressive ideas all over the world. The board of Alert consists of youthful people between the ages of 18 and 32. They assess the applications and grant the subsidies.
The maximum amount that is granted is 1500 Euros. In order to be considered for a subsidy a project must meet the following requirements:
What does Alert Support?
- Once-only and small-scale (inter-)national projects organised by and for young people, such as demonstrations, workshops, and publications
- Initiatives dealing with environmental issues, emancipation, political consciousness, international solidarity and multicultural co-existence
What is NOT supported by Alert?
- Groups or organizations that display an intolerant attitude towards others groups in society
- Projects created and / or implemented by adults
- Study trips and internships
- Projects with large government subsidies
- Travel costs or salaries
- Structural organizational costs
- Projects which have a total budget higher than € 15.000,-
If you think your project is eligible you can fill out this application form.
NOTE: Please read the form thoroughly beforehand, and fill it out as completely as possible. The more information you provide, the higher your chance of success! Please provide us with the contact details of a referee who is either Dutch or known to Alert. Always attach a budget. A decision will be made within two months after receiving your application, after which you will be notified whether the project has been granted a subsidy or not. Correspondence concerning the result of the request is not possible.