Deadline: 31 July 2017
The Europe Foundation (EPF) is seeking proposals for its Small Grant Competition with an aim to strengthen the organizational capacity of grassroots Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and increasing their effective and sustained engagement in the decision-making processes at a local level, so as to identify and address the communities’ salient problems.
EPF’s mission is to empower people to effect change for social justice and economic prosperity through hands-on programs, helping them to improve their communities and their own lives. EPF engages citizens in social, economic, and political developments, in order to effect substantive and sustainable positive socio-economic change at the local, regional, and national level through both operational programs and grantmaking.
- Support enhancement of capacity of newly established grassroots CSOs in terms of organizational development, project management, public relations and partnering with the experienced colleagues.
- Support, along with organizational development, CSOs’ civic monitoring and advocacy efforts that are focused on identifying and resolving issues of local concern in cooperation with community members, experienced CSOs, and the media.
The maximum grant award for each proposal is GEL 15,000 with project activities lasting at least eight months or longer.
- Newly created grassroots CSOs that are legally registered in Georgia and have a proven record of operations of at least one year are eligible to apply for this program.
- Civil servants, members of the current parliament, staff of the public broadcaster, and/or leaders and members of political parties cannot participate in a grant project as a grant remunerated participant.
- Interested applicant can submit one proposal within a call.
How to Apply
Proposals must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: Georgia
For more information, please visit Europe Foundation.