Let's play 5! Grant Programme
Application deadline: Monday October 31st, 2022 at 09:00 am (JST/GMT +9)
Information and call for project proposals
I. Let´s Play 5! Grant Programme
In order to support organizations working with blind football all around the world and ones that would like to start playing blind football, the International Blind Football Foundation (IBF Foundation) has released a grant programme under the name “International Blind Football Foundation Let´s Play 5! Grant Programme”.
The International Blind Football Foundation Let´s Play 5! Grant Programme aims to provide organizations involved in blind football or wishing to start practising it with the equipment they need to play the sport.
IBF Foundation is proud to open the call for proposals for the International Blind Football Foundation Let´s Play 5! Grant Programme.
Please be aware that all project proposals will be reviewed and rated. We can only review complete project proposals received before the project proposal deadline and in line with the conditions outlined in these guidelines.
II. Eligibility of organizations and project proposals
The following types of organisations are eligible to participate in this call for project proposals:
Please be aware that if your organization was one of the beneficiaries of the previous editions of “Let´s Play! Grant Programme”, your project will not have priority if you apply for the same type of equipment.
III. Focus Areas
The focus area is providing the equipment needed to practise blind football to organizations which are beginning to play blind football or would like to start developing blind football. Projects focussing on youth development (male and female, under 23) and women’s blind football are particularly welcome.
Key performance factors to be reviewed are:
The goals of this project are:
- to help new interested organizations in blind football to start developing the sport;
- to assist organizations which have just started developing blind football.
The International Blind Football Foundation Let´s Play 5! Grant Programme will provide organizations with the following equipment: blind footballs, non-official eye masks, IBSA-approved eye masks.
Quantity of equipment:
V. Financial conditions
IBF Foundation will arrange for the equipment to be purchased and delivered to you. Organizations will not be in charge of buying or shipping the equipment.
If any customs duties or import taxes are due, IBF Foundation will cover reasonable costs. Beneficiaries will be asked to pay in advance in order to be able to receive the package. After receiving proof of payment of customs duties or import taxes from the beneficiary, IBF Foundation will immediately reimburse the amounts paid.
If there are any special procedures for transport/customs that should be completed by IBF Foundation, the organizations must submit all the forms along with the application form.
The call for project proposals is open from Monday October 3rd, 2022 at 9 am (JST) until Monday October 31st, 2022 at 9 am (JST). During this period the IBF Foundation team will be available to answer questions related to the grant and your application.
Successful applicants will be informed of the results of the selection process no later than Wednesday November 30th, 2022 at 9 am (JST).
The equipment will be purchased by December 31st, 2022 and delivered as soon as possible thereafter.
VII. Review and selection process
The review of the submitted projects will be undertaken by IBF Foundation. To be considered for this grant, proposals must be submitted on the official application form and be in line with the project proposal criteria. Project proposals with missing documentation will not be eligible and will not be reviewed.
VIII. Document Checklist
Make sure you provide all documents below when submitting your project proposal.
If any of the mandatory documents are missing after the deadline, the project proposal will not be considered.
If your project is selected, your organization will also be asked to provide the following documents:
IX. Official Logos
Please be aware that the logos of IBF Foundation sponsors must not be used in any way by the beneficiary organizations.
The official logo of IBF Foundation may be used by the beneficiary organizations. However, the organizations must inform IBF Foundation in advance and receive written confirmation before using IBF Foundation’s logo.
X. Submission of project proposals
Please make sure your complete project proposal reaches us before Monday October 31st, 2022 at 9 am (JST) via email to:
Title the email with your project proposal: Application for The International Blind Football Foundation Let´s Play 5! Grant Programme.
International Blind Football Foundation
2-21-27-3F Hyakunincho, Shinjuku,