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This document has been prepared for organizations that wish to introduce a project. By reading this document, you will learn about the terms and conditions that are necessary to present your project. This funding request form must be filled out to enable the evenko foundation to determine if the project meets all requirements under the foundation’s mandate and mission statement.

Mission of the evenko foundation

The evenko foundation engages the evenko family and its resources to partner with the community in order to promote the performing arts and to support the next generation of artists. The evenko foundation carries out its mandate in two different ways:

  • Through the implementation of a flagship project based on community needs;
  • Through the financial support of community organizations whose projects meet the objectives of the evenko foundation.

Types of projects

The evenko foundation provides support to projects for young people aged 5 to 25 years that have these objectives:

  • The development of emerging artists in the field of performing arts;
  • The practice of performing arts encourages academic pursuit and supports the next generation of artists.

Eligible organizations

All eligible projects must be presented by an organization that meets the following criteria:

  • Must be private and non-profit;
  • Must be incorporated and identified as a charitable entity, possessing a Revenue Canada registration number;
  • Must submit a charitable donation receipt for the full amount of the donation;
  • Must offer its services and activities within evenko’s geographic area of operation;
  • Must show stable and continuous management;
  • Must produce financial statements in conformity with recognized accounting standards established for non-profit charitable organizations;
  • Must have an established board of directors and clear internal and administrative regulations.

Important

If your organization has already obtained financial support for a project, a new request will not be admissible unless a funding follow-up form is filled out and returned to the evenko foundation within the identified deadline.

Criteria for eligible projects

Eligibility criteria allow the evenko foundation to establish if a project meets its objectives. All submitted projects must conform to the following criteria:

  • Guide, support and encourage the practice of performing arts and the emergence of young talented artists and trades workers, from 5 to 25 years of age;
  • Must have a direct impact on a significant number of artists and/or young people;
  • Make maximum use of volunteers, at the project’s management, orientation and implementation levels;
  • Make use of other revenue sources apart from or in addition to those of the evenko foundation for the implementation of the program. The evenko foundation favours projects that require more than one sponsor/contributor;
  • The request must clearly indicate how the evenko foundation’s funds will be used.;

Management criteria

When an organization shows that its project meets all of the eligibility criteria set forth by the evenko foundation, it must also demonstrate that it has a solid management. To receive a donation, an organization must:

  • Establish realistic objectives that can be measured according to the project submitted;
  • Provide a realistic project timeline;
  • Manage and control the various steps in the development of the project;
  • Be able to identify and evaluate the results of their actions during and at the end of the project;
  • Guarantee a responsible management of funds allocated to the project, including a detailed budget that demonstrates the organization’s project execution ability.

Types of support

The evenko foundation establishes its support in the following manner:

  • Punctual support for projects allowing an organization to receive financial assistance to execute a project that is consistent with the evenko foundation’s mission.

Projects, programs and organizations that are not eligible

  • Individual projects;
  • Initiatives related to current measures, programs or resources of government organizations or ministries;
  • Private foundations or endowment programs, international organizations or those that offer help outside Canada, churches and religious organizations, political parties or all politically-related activities, organizations that act as third parties and service clubs;
  • Conferences, workshops, congresses, contests, concerts, celebrations or exhibits of all types;
  • Telethons, auctions, fundraising initiatives;
  • Fundraising campaigns or debt-reduction initiatives;
  • Direct-sales campaigns;
  • Requests aimed at covering general operation and administrative salaries.