Palestinian Cultural Fund (PCF)

Palestinian Cultural Fund
Ministry of Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Palestinian Cultural Fund PCF supports projects and cultural activities, partially contributes to the invested efforts to achieve cultural development goals at the national level through supporting projects in the different fields such as theater, cinema, audiovisual and visual arts, music, performing arts and literature.
PCF works to create equipped cultural spaces qualified to receive cultural performances, particularly in marginalized areas, while taking cultural diversity into account. Key objectives of the measure:
1. Contribute to the execution and implementation of the vision and policies of MOC.
2. Institutionalize PCF to become more accountable, effective and efficient towards the Palestinian cultural institutions and artists.
3. Build a monitoring system to help MOC to oversee the cultural scene through developing a unified reporting systems and a national database.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

During 2017 to 2020, Palestinian Cultural Fund has supported 149 projects and cultural activity in Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza Strip for a total amount of US $ 1.6 million.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Norwegian Government

$ US 1.220.900

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Civil society
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Private Sector
Advisory boards
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

1. Continue supporting all cultural sectors and extend the list of targeted categories.
2. Search for additional donors.
3. Institutionalize the Cultural Fund.
4. Continue targeting marginalized areas.
5. Increase the number of cultural funded projects.