GCERF Call for Concept Notes: Strengthening Community Resilience to Violent Extremism in Tunisia

Deadline: 31 January 2019

The Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) and the Tunisia Country Support Mechanism (CSM) of GCERF have announced a Call for Concept Notes from Tunisian organisations to become a Principal Recipient (PR) or a Direct Grantee of funding from GCERF’s Core Funding Mechanism (CFM).

The Call for Concept Notes is for initiatives to strengthen community resilience to violent extremism in Tunisia.

GCERF is a multi-stakeholder global fund that works with local partners to strengthen community resilience to violent extremism.

Funding Information

  • This Call for Expressions of Interest is supported by an initial investment of USD 1 million, which will fund approximately two to five programmes in Tunisia over a one- to three-year period, beginning in 2019.
  • GCERF will provide grants to individual organisations or consortia working at the community level. Each consortium should be led by a Principal Recipient that will be responsible for providing sub-grants to other consortium members.


Applicants for GCERF funding in Tunisia are invited to submit a concept note in line with the GCERF Country Strategy for Investment in Tunisia for a grant of between one and three years in duration that focus on:

  • the following specific demographic/population groups:
    • religious actors;
    • rural women above the age of 36, particularly mothers;
    • university students
  • the following specific thematic areas: economic empowerment;training and capacity building for example, soft skills; culture, sports, and Tunisian traditions; specific support for the Social Defence and Integration Centres (CDIS)
  • and addressing drivers/factors of violent extremism, including: lack of sense of purpose, critical thinking, and life skills;perceived marginalisation; unemployment, inequality; lack of positive opportunities

How to Apply

The documents must be submitted electronically at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Tunisia

For more information, please visit http://www.gcerf.org/grants/

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