KOFICE (Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange) is pleased to support various events of communities of Korean Culture to vitalize their development. We look forward to have your attention and applications until 1st April (Fri).

Supportive Subject
○ Korean culture related communities that regularly gather and throw events or plan activities in non-profit base. Activities can be related to K-Pop, Korea Dramas Movies, Korean, etc.
○ Community recruitment continents are as follows :
Asia, South America, North America, Europe, Oceania, Africa (all Continental)
  ※ Community must be based in one of above regions.

Period of Applying and Supporting
Applying Period: 7th March (Mon) ~ 1st April (Fri), 2016 (In Korea standard time)
Announcement of Selection Results: within May
  ※ It will be announced on KOFICE homepage and by representatives’ email
Supporting Period: April ~ November, 2016

How to support (the means of sponsorship)
Event budget support
  - Support 1 representative annual community events or regular base activities related to Korea culture.
  - Amount of sponsorship will be approximately USD$2,000~3,000 per each community.
  ※ Support expenses example: venue rental fee, sound system rental fee, etc
  ※ Amount of sponsorship can be different according to the event size.
Korea culture related contents support (K-Pop CD or DVD, Korea accessories, etc)

○ To plan a KOFICE supported events with abundant Korean culture contents to settle as a representative annual activity of community. (Events must include more than one Korean culture-related main program content.)
○ To promote positively the event before and after by PR tools like SNS or media.
○ To make event official poster and promotional material.
○ (Important) To get KOFICE support, community must submit necessary documentaries on the selected event in detail according to the below process.
  - Before an event: 1) Event plan form 2) Budget plan form
  - After an event: 1) Event result report 2) Expenditure report
  ※ Event photos should be submitted separately.
  ※ All receipts should be submitted with an expenditure report.
  ※ Each report forms will be delivered to only selected communities.

Evaluation Standards

Evaluation Items


1) Size of the Community


2) Community’s Activities (Previous & Current)


3) Event Plan for 2014


4) Expected Ripple Effect




※ It may be favorably evaluated on 'Size of the Community' if the actual members actively participate in community.
※ It may be favorably evaluated on 'Community’s Activities (Previous & Current)' if the community has previous experiences in organizing events.
※ It may be favorably evaluated on 'Expected Ripple Effect' to make PR plan with media or press.
※ It may be favorably evaluated on 'Expected Ripple Effect' to make the event more influential by getting fund raising from partnerships.

How to apply
Application (in Korean or English)

  1) Submit Application Form: In designated form

  2) Submit Detailed Activity Plan for 2016: In free form (MS Word-max 2 pages / MS PowerPoint 5 slides)
  ※ Refer to the community activities by KOFICE homepage (www.kofice.or.kr)

Apply via E-mail to soohye427@kofice.or.kr
  ※ Submitted documents will not be returned.

February, 2016
The Chairman of KOFICE
(Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange)