The Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan: Small Grants Program 2017

Deadline: 23 February 2017

The Embassy of Switzerland in Amman, accredited to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Iraq, have launched a call for projects “Small Grants Program 2017” in the fields of:

  • Civil society development and good governance;
  • Protection of youth, women and minorities;
  • Democratization, decentralization and federalism;
  • Rule of law, human rights and international humanitarian law;
  • Peace promotion and mediation

Funding Information

Amounts allocated normally range between 5’000 US$ and 20’000 US$;

Eligibility Criteria

Projects supported by the Embassy of Switzerland in the framework of the “small grants program” must fulfill the following conditions or criteria:

  • Priority is given to national non-governmental organizations (NGOs);
  • The grant is allocated to a project and not to the functioning of the NGO itself;
  • The small grant program is not designed to provide for the simple purchase and distribution of goods;
  • NGOs that are already getting support from the Swiss government through other channels are not eligible under this program;
  • Projects with a religious objective are not eligible under this program;
  • Profit-oriented organizations are not eligible under this program;

How to Apply

The proposal must be maximum 6 pages long, written in English and contain the following information:

  • a context description of the issue the project wishes to address;
  • the objective of the project, clearly defined and measurable;
  • the beneficiaries of the project;
  • the stakeholders of the project as well as the main actors;
  • the chances and risks of the project;
  • the schedule of the project, with clear deadlines;
  • a detailed budget of the project;
  • a contact person and the address of the NGO.

Applicants can send their project proposals at the address given on the website with “Small grant program 2017 – project proposal” as the subject line.

For more information, please visit Small Grants Program 2017.

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