The Hear the World Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life and promoting equal opportunities for people and especially children with hearing loss around the world.
Types of support
The Hear the World Foundation collaborates with aid organizations that pursue the same goals with their projects. Here is how we deliver our project support:
Most low and middle income countries lack of hearing professionals. We aim to enable those countries to become self-sufficient in providing sustainable hearing healthcare and speech therapy. That is why we support:
Criteria for the selection of projects
A) Exclusion criteria
Not supported are:
- profit-oriented businesses
- basic financing of organizations or foundations
- support of campaigns, projects or organizations with significant political exposure
- fly-in fly-out projects without local anchoring
B) Selection criteria
The Hear the World Foundation preferably supports comprehensive projects that fulfill as many selection criteria as possible:
- Project matches with the purpose of the foundation
- Project covers as many of our four focus areas (children, families, training, prevention) as possible and has the potential to grow into other areas.
- Project can be supported as comprehensively as possible through our three pillars of support: financial support, hearing care solutions and professional support.
- Project promotes local capacity building
- Project focuses on groups of individuals
- Project is scalable and possible to be multiplied
- Project is very likely to be successful and sustainable, independently beyond our support
- Availability of resources and leadership to implement and run the project locally
- Targets and proposed timing with the available resources are realistic
- Project partner has a plan to clearly measure the impact of the project for the beneficiaries
- Balance between input (our funding) and output (social impact) generated through the project is reasonable
The Hear the World Foundation is currently not accepting new applications for funding.