Deadline: 17 March 2017
The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Israel 2016-2017” in order to the promotion and protection of human rights in line with international and domestic standards and obligations and to the upholding of democratic principles.
- Reinforcing respect and protection of fundamental freedoms.
- Advancing the rights of persons belonging to minorities and persons affected by discriminations within Israel.
- Reinforcing respect for international humanitarian law and human rights in the occupied Palestinian Territory.
Size of Grants
Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between EUR 150,000 and EUR 300,000.
Actions must take place in Israel.
The initial planned duration of an action may not be lower than 12 months nor exceed 36 months.
- In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
- be a legal person and
- be non-profit-making and
- be a specific type of organisation such as:
- civil society organisations, including non-governmental non-profit organisations and independent political foundations, community based organisations, universities and private sector non-profit agencies, institutions and organisations, and networks thereof at local, national, regional and international level;
- public sector non-profit agencies, institutions and organisations and networks at local, national, regional, and international level; and
- be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.
- No nationality restriction applies to applicants and, if any, to co-applicants and affiliated entities
- Potential applicants may not participate in calls for proposals or be awarded grants if they are in any of the situations
- The lead applicant must declare that the lead applicant himself, the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies) are not in any of these situations.
- The lead applicant may act individually or with co-applicant(s).
- If awarded the grant contract, the lead applicant will become the beneficiary identified as the Coordinator. The Coordinator is the main interlocutor of the Contracting Authority. It represents and acts on behalf of any other co-beneficiary (if any) and coordinate the design and implementation of the action.
How to Apply
- The application procedure consists of two phases:
- Concept notes
- Full applications
- In the first instance, only concept notes must be submitted for evaluation. Thereafter, lead applicants who have been pre-selected will be invited to submit a full application.
For more information, please visit Europeaid and download the guidelines.