Each year the UNWG financially supports many childrens charities in Austria and the developing world. The UNWG charity programme benefits abused children, those having restricted access to education, children with serious health problems, e.g. AIDS, children having no access to clean drinking water, victims of calamity
or catastrophe, orphans, children with special needs or children suffering from extreme poverty or starvation.
Regarding the project selection criteria,
- Projects must benefit children no older than 18 (21 if disabled), or mother and child
- The services of the organization must be available to all children without discrimination, regardless of race, gender, ethnic origin or religion.
- The UNWG does not fund operational or administrative costs, salaries, taxes, rent, fees, study session expenses, awareness campaigns, transportation fees, and large-scale construction projects.
- Applicant organizations must be registered as charities with their government.
The conditions for funding are the following,
Maximum funding allowed is € 8,000.00 or equivalent in US dollars. Funding of a specific part of a project may be approved.
Funds may be used only for the project presented and approved. The Charity Review Committee must approve any change in the utilization of funds in advance.
The Charity Review Committee monitors the projects to ensure that funds are used for the intended purpose. On completion of the project, a written report is submitted to the UNWG by the organization, including a financial accounting of fund utilization.