Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Black Sea Trust’s Call for Confidence Building Project Proposals!

Deadline: 26 May 2017

The Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation of the German Marshall Fund (BST) is currently seeking applications for “Confidence Building Project Proposal” to support confidence building activities of non-state actors in the South Caucasus, Ukraine and Moldova, and its neighboring countries.

The projects should be initiated by civil society organizations which can effectively engage target audiences within the population of the region in their projects’ activities. Organizations requesting grants must be legally registered in one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine. The involvement of additional partners (especially those from the EU) is possible and welcome.

Funding Information

The average grant will be around 23,000 USD (about 18,000 EUR).

Project Areas

Projects working in the following areas would be especially appreciated:

  • approaches to build and/or strengthen local, regional and national capacities to promote coexistence and reintegration;
  • cross-border initiatives for youth;
  • approaches to civic education or active citizenship;
  • approaches to reconciliation and peace that incorporate experiences from history and convey them to the younger generation;
  • arts and cultural work to advance peace and reconciliation;
  • the role of media in overcoming stereotypes.

Focus

Project ideas can focus on creating various platforms (environment, music, sports, etc.) that bring together people from territories involved in conflicts, on facilitating contacts between state actors in the South Caucasus and the surrounding regions in non-formal settings, on using different media tools (traditional and/ or new) to foster mutual understanding, etc.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit their proposals by using the application and budget forms given on the link provided.

Eligible Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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