Application process

Please check the assessment criteria carefully. If you think your request fits within the scope of the Zorg van de Zaak Foundation, you can apply for support from the Zorg van de Zaak Foundation by giving a description of the project you would like support for using the form below or by sending an email to After receiving your request we will send you a confirmation by email. Your application will then be discussed at the next board meeting and we will inform you on the decision by e-mail.

Please read the assessment criteria!

In order to process your application, you must meet the assessment criteria. Read this through and then agree to this when filling in the form.

    Assessment criteria

    • Is the application focused on participation in society and / or care for one another?
    • Is it a request for support on behalf of a group? It does not imply aid for individuals.
    • Will the support improve participation in society? Is the support of the Zorg van de Zaak foundation vital to the success of the (sub) project? In other words, the assistance won’t just be a small part of a greater good or for general aid funds.
    • Is the organization a legal entity? Only projects of non-profit foundations or associations (NGOs) are eligible.
    • Does the project take place in the context of the following themes? (Labor) participation and / or health and / or (safe) environment
    • Is there no / little risk of damage of the Zorg van de Zaak reputation? Possibly due diligence on topic / company.

    During further assessment of the application a number of other considerations play an important role, including:

    1. What is the seriousness or urgency of the problem?
    2. How sustainable is the project / is the target group able to continue on their own after the project? (3 P’s: People, Planet and Profit).
    3. How effective and efficient is the proposed approach?
    4. How effective are management and organization of the target organization?
    5. Can the project be continued without donations (unless permanent / phased projects)?
    6. Is there an appropriate project planning?
    7. Can local situations and processes be monitored properly and are the results measurable?
    8. Does the aid directly benefit the specific target group?
    9. Does the application give insight into the desk / overhead costs and are these costs acceptable?
    10. Does the support of the Zorg van de Zaak foundation make the difference? In other words; is the Zorg van de Zaak foundation a major donor?
    11. A picture and a short article for the website and the intranet is emailed to
    12. Initiatives of employees of zorg van de zaak netwerk like benefit runs:
    • Annually we support at maximum six inititatives with a maximum amount of 2,000 Euro per initiative.
    • The employee is the initiator of the event and participates him- or herself.
    • A shirt and/or the logo of the zorg van de zaak foundation is used.

    If you have questions about the application process or other issues, please send us a message via