Embassy of Switzerland in Amman: Call for Projects for Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 2 February 2018

The Embassy of Switzerland in Amman, accredited to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Iraq, has announced a call for projects “Small Grants Program 2018” in the fields of:

  • Freedom of expression and association;
  • Protection of children and women;
  • De-radicalization and prevention of violent extremism;
  • Promotion of rule of law, fight against torture and death penalty.

Grant 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:

  • The project has to be implemented either in Jordan or Iraq
  • 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

  • Applicants should submit their project proposals via email at the address given on the website.
  • 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.

For more information, please visit Small Grants Program.

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