Project application

TUI Care Foundation is open for new partners and projects that work on the sustainable development of holiday destinations and improve the welfare of children and youth around the world. 


At the moment we have two application processes open.


1. TUI Care Foundation's Helping Hands Fund

Supporting local organisations in holiday destinations


What will be supported?

  • Initiatives with a clear link to tourism taking place in international tourism regions in one if the eligible countries listed below
  • Activities addressing education, environmental protection, cultural conservation and/or community empowerment
  • Interventions responding to the needs of communities in case of emergencies, (natural) disasters and/or health crises


Who can apply?          

  • Charitable organisations OR social enterprises with a clear tourism-related social impact mission​
  • Organisations that are legally registered and operational in any of the countries listed ​
  • Organisations that have no religious / ideological affiliation and act free of discrimination against ethnicity, nationality, gender, disability, religious beliefs, sexual identity​
  • Individuals are not eligible for funding​
  • Please note that applications must be submitted in English. We encourage non-English speakers to use free online tools for translating their proposal


The initiative should take place in tourism regions in these countries.      

Albania, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bonaire, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Gambia, Greece, Grenada, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey​, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe


If your organisation fits these criteria, we invite you to fill out our online application in order to find out if you are eligible for support. Please choose the formTUI Care Foundation's Helping Hands Fund.


2. Regular application process - long term projects

For our regular application process, please check the quickscan to see if your organisation and project fits our criteria. If so, we are very interested to learn more about your plans and invite you to fill out our online application in order to find out if you are eligible for support. Please choose the form "REGULAR APPLICATIONS - LONG-TERM PROJECTS".


The application forms are designed for Internet Explorer 9 (and higher versions), Mozilla Firefox 31 (and higher versions), Google Chrome and Safari. Please note, we will only be able to evaluate applications in English.

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