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.
The average grant will be around 23,000 USD (about 18,000 EUR).
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.
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
Eligible Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine
For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.