International Visegrad Fund: Inviting Applicants for Visegrad+ Grant Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018

International Visegrad Fund is inviting applicants for its Visegrad+ Grant program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries.

Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly via facilitating the dissemination of the V4 countries’ know-how and good practices with a focus on democratization, the development of civil society, political, economic and social transformation, EU approximation and EU integration, good governance and regional cooperation.

Priority Areas

  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Rural development
  • Good governance
  • Legislation and justice
  • Communication, media and access to information
  • Development of civil society/support of human rights and minorities

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any legal entity (organization) worldwide is eligible to apply with a project proposal involving participation of project partners from at least 3 V4 countries and at least one entity from Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia) or Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).
  • The active involvement of partners from 3 V4 countries is therefore a prerequisite for applying.

Selection Criteria

The selection committee considers following criteria:

  • compliance of the project objective with the aims of the fund
  • quality, relevance and contribution of project partners
  • regional relevance, originality/innovativeness and feasibility of the proposal
  • impact/multiplicative effect and continuity of the project
  • transparency and accuracy of the budget
  • previous experience of the applicant and project relation to applicant/partners’ mission

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Visegrad+Grants.


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