KVO-Fund

In 2022, small and volunteer organisations that participate in NAP 1325 related activities can reclaim part of their costs via the so called KVO-Fund (Kleine Vrijwilligers Organisaties Fund). With a grant from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, WO=MEN and the Platform Women & Sustainable Peace (PV&DV) made continuation of the KVO-Fund possible. The work of the Fund will be undertaken by a commission of PV&DV.

Criteria for application are as follows:

 Eligible organisations and staff
  • Only NAP 1325-IV signatories
  • Organisations with an annual budget of < € 150,000
  • For unpaid staff/ volunteers who participate in NAP 1325 activities (as listed below)

Eligibl
e activities: Activities contributing to NAP 1325-IV (sub-)outcomes
  • (Co)-chairing country/ regional or thematic group meetings under NAP 1325-IV: preparation meeting, actual group meeting, follow up meeting (provide date of meetings and proof of travel costs)
  • Participating in country/ regional or thematic group meetings under NAP 1325-IV: actual meeting (provide date of meetings and proof of travel costs)
  • Participating in NAP 1325 oversight board meetings: preparation meeting, OB meeting, follow up meeting (provide date of meetings and proof of travel costs)
  • Participating in Signatory Events: preparation meeting (in case of presentation), event (provide date of meetings and proof of travel costs)
  • 1325 related presentations which have been communicated in advance with the NAP 1325 community (provide date and purpose of presentations and proof of travel costs
  • A lump sum contribution to small organisations’ general admin costs
 
Standard compensation rates
  • Max € 40/ meeting or presentation (proof of date)
  • Organisation admin and office costs @ max € 25/ month (lump sum, no need for proof of expenditure)
  • Travel expenses in the Netherlands for the mentioned eligible activities (proof of expenditure)

Declarations can be submitted for a maximum of € 850/ organisation/ year

Declarations cover costs retroactively from 1-1-2022, and can be submitted twice a year (between 1-15 July, and between 1-15 January). NGO’s that aim to apply for KVO Fund support are kindly requested to register at Kvo-fund@gmail.com. After registration they will receive an application form. Questions and queries can also be submitted to this mail address.