The FIA Grant Programme encourages Clubs to submit concrete and sustainable projects developing their activities in different areas.
In recent years, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile has strengthened cooperation with motoring and sporting member Clubs. Programmes subsequently introduced have positively impacted on Clubs and their activities, from raising service standards to the development of sustainable projects and enhanced services in the mobility sector, as well as in motorised sports.
Available to FIA members only, there are two funding sources:
- The FIA Development Fund, established by the FIA Mobility Secretariat. It helps Clubs achieve growth in membership and improvement in services.
- The FIA Road Safety Grant Programme, established in 2012 with an endowment from the FIA Foundation. It funds Club projects for promotion and progress in Road Safety around the world.
FIA ROAD SAFETY GRANT PROGRAMME
In May 2011 the United Nations launched the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety. The project's goal is to save five million lives and reduce road-related injuries by 50 million worldwide over the next 10 years.
To support this landmark project, the FIA created the Action for Road Safety programme. As a leader in international road safety, the FIA is supporting the UN programme through its global network of motoring and touring clubs and its involvement with motor sports. The FIA will support Clubs in the coordination and development of suitable strategies, policies and initiatives creating means to exchange information, knowledge and best practices, as well as creating opportunities for Clubs to promote the interests of all road users through road safety improvements. The FIA Foundation welcomed this initiative and agreed to fund two FIA Strategic Programmes on Road Safety and Capacity Building with an endowment of 1.5 million EUR per annum. The funding began in 2012 and is guaranteed through 2014, with an option for extension. A substantial amount of these funds will be made available to Clubs for eligible programmes.
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FIA DEVELOPMENT FUND
The FIA Development Fund, with an annual budget of 200,000 EUR was established to strengthen the FIA Mobility Club network. Projects funded by the Development Fund are intended to support member Clubs in facing global challenges, fostering growth of their membership base and boosting development of services.
The Development Fund Board agreed to fund 10 projects in 2013 with grants totalling 220 300 EUR.
The application process for 2014 closed on August 2013. Decision will be communicated by the end of October 2013. All projects are evaluated on the basis of transparency .
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