L’OCCITANE Foundation’s Call for Projects 2020-2021

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, private sector, and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
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The L’OCCITANE Foundation launches a call for projects to fight avoidable blindness and encourages L’OCCITANE’s offices worldwide to participate by identifying and supporting local organizations with eye care projects.

THESE PROJECTS ARE CO-FINANCED BY L’OCCITANE’S LOCAL OFFICES AND BY THE FOUNDATION.

THE FOUNDATION WILL DOUBLE* THE FUNDING GRANTED BY L’OCCITANE’S LOCAL OFFICES.

Rules & eligibility criteria

  • The project needs to be carried out by an organization of general interest
  • The project must focus on eye care (screenings sessions, provision of spectacles, treatments, surgeries, optometrists or ophthalmologists training, purchase of machinery and equipment, etc).
  • The project needs to have measurable results. The number of beneficiaries receiving eye care thanks to the help of L’OCCITANE must be included in at least one of the lines of the table in 1.12 part of the following application form.
  • A strong focus will be done on the financial sustainability of the project
  • Location (in order to facilitate the relationship with the local L’OCCITANE office):
  • The project presented takes place in a country where there is a local L’OCCITANE’s office

AND / OR

  • The charity organization managing the project and requesting the grant has a local office in a country where there is a local L’OCCITANE’s office

Application Deadline 28 February 2019

How to apply

If all the eligibility criteria are validated:
1.    Contact the subsidiary of L’OCCITANE located in your country, or where the project is taking place, in order to present your structure and project
2.    If the local subsidiary of L’OCCITANE confirms its wish to support you, complete together the application download here
3.    Application deadline (the subsidiary must send the application to the foundation): February 28, 2020
4.    Announcement of the selected projects and signature of the legal agreements : starting April 2020

NB – If you are unable to contact the local L’OCCITANE branch, you can contact unionforvision@loccitane.com. The call for projects being based on the commitment of a local subsidiary of L’OCCITANE, the probability that your project is selected will be very low if you apply directly, without the accompaniment of a subsidiary company.