What happens after applying?
Within the framework of a planning meeting, the German Missions Abroad, the intermediary organisation and the umbrella organisations of the German minorities decide on the submitted concepts, select the projects to be funded and determine the intermediary organisation that will supervise the project. Finally, the responsible umbrella organisations are responsible for informing their respective German minorities organisation when the project proposal has not been approved.
For projects that have been approved, ifa will request the necessary funds from the German Federal Foreign Office and, if funds are made available, will conclude a funding agreement with the organisation. The basis of the contract are the German federal budget regulations and funding laws.
During the project, the representatives of the minority will be in continuous dialogue with the German Missions Abroad and with ifa.