The partnership must apply for a Collaboration Agreement and a Round 1 Agreement in order to start an exchange project under the FK Volunteer programme. A Collaboration Agreement normally consists of 1 round of personnel exchange. In their application to FK Norway, the partnership should explain the expected results of the exchange project and how they will cooperate.
Exchange project application
Collaboration Agreement Application
The partnership must apply for a Collaboration Agreement to start an exchange project under the FK Volunteer programme. A Collaboration Agreement consists of 1 round of exchange. The Collaboration Agreement is a memorandum of understanding between FK Norway and the coordinating partner on behalf of the partnership. The agreement is based on a project description that presents what the partners aim to achieve through the exchange, and a Partnership Agreement where they divide roles and responsibilities amongst each other. The application for Collaboration Agreement consists of the following [two] documents:
The Overall Project Description is the main application document. Here the applicants introduce the partnering organizations and provide information on the framework of the potential exchange, including the expected results.
The Overall Project Description is submitted together with the following annexes:
This agreement defines the partners' responsibilities towards each other and should be signed by all partners.
FK Norway provides a grant to cover costs related to the exchange. As part of the application, partners must submit a grant calculation template. There are two templates, one for north-south exchanges and one for south-south exchanges.
In addition to the documents mentioned above the applicant must also submit:
- The latest audited financial statement from all partners
- The latest annual report from all partners
All partnerships have a designated case handler in FK Norway. You will find the contact information to your case handler on our list of employees. Your case handler receives all application documents and reports, and is available for professional guidance on planning and managing the FK exchange project.
The following guidelines will help you plan the exchange project and fill out the application documents: