The Ikea Foundation Switzerland is equipped with three support instruments:
The Ikea Foundation Switzerland provides selected applicants with scholarships for further education. Further education ABROAD is considered exclusively and only if the applicant has already completed an educational programme at Bachelor's level (or similar). It is also assumed that the beneficiaries have experience of professional practice.
Work or project grants
The Ikea Foundation Switzerland provides financial grants to creative projects such as the development of a prototype for a design object or the presentation of design drafts to a public exhibition. Supporting a project is considered if the intended solution of the task clearly shows an innovative approach.
Grants for events or institutions
The Ikea Foundation Switzerland provides financial grants to institutions that follow the objectives of creative further education in the supported areas, by organising competitions presided over by a panel, for example, and granting prizes or awards.