Nomination of a pioneering and sustainable project for the AGFUND International Prize constitutes a moral engagement between the Nominator and AGFUND.
The nominators shall not nominate their own projects, or projects in the implementation of which they have participated.
Non-winning projects in a given year may not be resubmitted before three years from the date of their first submission.
For profit projects shall not qualify for Prize.
The nominator shall submit only brief information about the project as requested in SECTION ONE, which is assigned for nominators. Detailed information should be submitted by the implementing agency as requested in SECTION THREE.
The nominator should be an agency or a qualified expert who is thoroughly aware of the project, in terms of design, objectives, target beneficiaries, funding, implementation and successful impact.
Projects dealing with themes or topics other than the specified ones shall be disregarded.
Nominations shall be made for projects that have already been completed or for ongoing projects a phase of which has been completed and evaluated
Nominations are submitted in two duplicates in any language, provided that a validated translation into English of all documents is attached to the Nomination Form.
For the Third category (assigned for projects by government ministries and public agencies), the eligible projects are those which have been conceived, designed, established, funded and implemented through pure national efforts, without participation of any international organizations or foreign governments.
All parts of the Nomination Form should be properly filled in by providing desired information and complying with the guidelines. In case the desired information is not available or irrelevant, it should be clearly indicated “not available or not applicable”. (Hand written materials will not be accepted ).
The winners will be asked to sign a letter of Intent prepared by AGFUND, on how to use the proceeds of the Prize, since the said Prize meant to finance the efforts aimed to support the expansion, sustainability and/or replication of the project.
The documents required from the Implementing Agency in support of the nomination: Please send the following together with the Nomination Form, bearing in mind that the documents submitted shall be more qualitative than quantitative:
Feasibility Study (if applicable).
Project document in full with annexes if any (including budget, work plan, implementation and input, output, etc…)
Any amendments made to the project document during implementation.
Interim financial and physical reports prepared by the project implementation team.
Annual reports covering both financial and physical aspects and highlighting the constraints faced.
Monitoring and evaluation reports including impact evaluation.
Project final completion report.
Any documents that highlight the activities of the project (photograph, video tapes, printed materials, CD).
Two Letters of Recommendation from two different entities not related to the implementing entity and acceptable to AGFUND.Please note that each of the project’s two Recommending entities should fill in (SECTION TWO).
The winning organizations shall confirm their participation in the award ceremony by their highest officials to receive the Prize:
The chairperson of the organization in the case of international organizations and NGOs.
The concerned minister in the case of government projects.
The founder of the project in the case of individual projects.
All documents in support of the nominated project shall be sent by the implementing agency via mail or e-mail to the Department of Communications – AGFUND on the following addresses:
Mail address: P. O. Box 18371, Riyadh11415, Saudi Arabia.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgFax: + 966 -11 – 441-2962/63.Courier address; Prince Sattam Street. Fakhiriya, Riyadh11415, Saudi ArabiaPhone: +966-11- 441-8888 ext. (251).For further information, please visit AGFUND Website: www.agfund.org or contact the Communications Department on Phone #: +966-11- 441-8888 ext. (251).
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING THE FORM
The guidelines are provided on the right hand side of the question with