The Foundation was established in 1997 to assist members of AFICS/NY
and other qualified former international civil servants, their
dependents and survivors (including current or former spouses or
domestic partners, and children) who face critical, unusual or
emergency personal hardships of a temporary nature which cannot be met
from other available resources; who seek to acquire or upgrade skills
for post-retirement activities; and to support humanitarian causes
where this is consistent with the United Nations Charter.
The Foundation has a Board of Directors and an Assistance Review
Committee. The Assistance Review Committee examines requests and has
authority to makes final decisions on all applications up to $4,000.00.
For grants above this amount the approval of the Board of Directors is
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