Deadline: 22 May 2017
Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism STRIVE-Global, funded by the European Union (EU) under the financial Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism -STRIVE GlobalSupport of Civil Society initiatives to Prevent/Counter Violent Extremism in Central Asia, South Caucasus and Western Balkans” with an aim to support design and implementation of Civil Society initiatives to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism.
- Education and Countering Violent Extremism: Protecting schools and universities as a safe space, both physically and intellectually to increase the resilience against radicalisation and recruitment. Involving parents and family members on values-based education.
- Youth civic engagement and leadership: Building the resilience of youth susceptible to radicalisation and violent extremism providing a sense of belonging to their communities/the society.
- Society/Community resilience to Radicalisation and Violent Extremism: Promoting inclusive peace and reconciliation, encouraging tolerance and respect of religious and/or ethnic minorities.
Size of Grants
Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between EUR 40,000 and EUR 100,000.
- In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
- be a legal person established in any of the countries mentioned below
- be non-profit-making and
- be a civil society organisation, including non-governmental non-profit organisations and interdependent political foundations, community based organisations, private sector non-profit agencies, institutions and organisations and networks at local, national, regional and international level; public sector, non –profit agencies with headquarters in any of the countries mentioned below
- 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 and
- have a strong background working at grass roots level.
- 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).
How to Apply
Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.
- Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
- South Caucasus: Georgia
- Western Balkans: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia
For more information, please visit STRIVE-Global program.