Deadline: 6 October 2017
The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR): Protection of Human Dignity and Respect for Fundamental Human Rights & Freedoms in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean”.
The objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to the respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean by protecting human dignity and promoting an environment free from discrimination and abuse.
- To help safeguard the human rights of lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons;
- To help prevent and better respond to child abuse;
- To support the abolition of the death penalty.
Size of Grants
Any grant requested under this Call for Proposals must fall between EUR 200,000 and EUR 400,000.
- In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
- be a legal person
- be non-profit-making
- be a specific type of organisation such as defined by Article 11(2) (a), (b), or (c) or (d) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union’s instruments for financing external action:
- civil society organisations, including non-governmental non-profit organisations and independent political foundations, community-based organisations and private-sector non-profit agencies, institutions and organisations and networks thereof at local, national, regional and international level
- public-sector non-profit-agencies, institutions and organisations and networks at local, national, regional and international level
- national, regional and international parliamentary bodies, when this is necessary to achieve the objectives of the EIDHR and the proposed measure cannot be financed underanother Instrument
- international and regional intergovernmental organisations
- be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the coapplicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.
- Note: No nationality restrictions apply to applicants, co-applicants
- The lead applicants that are not established in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines, are strongly encouraged to have at least one local co-applicant established therein to ensure strong local ownership.
How to Apply
In order to apply for the grants, applicants have to register themselves in PADOR, an on-line database via given website.
For more information, please visit Europeaid and download the guidelines.