Deadline: 9 April 2018
The Open Society Foundations seeking proposals for its Countering State Capture in Central and Eastern Europe that support work that looks at the socioeconomic impact of corruption, including gender dimensions, and which challenges the limitations to equal access of public healthcare, education, and equitable social policies dealing with poverty.
- Projects that will engage citizens primarily women and other previously disengaged groups- in promoting public sector transparency and accountability.
- Projects with strong activist elements that involve collaborations with activists from different fields; grass-roots activism, local public-private collaboration, municipal authorities, local communities of women and/or other target groups.
- Projects from consortia of women’s rights organizations, human rights groups and anti corruption groups taking collective action;
- Projects with an elaborate communication strategy, preferably including explicit cooperation with for instance women’s media outlets (blogs, magazines) or investigative journalism platforms.
- They explicitly invite organizations with specialized experience of the mentioned geographies and/or with expert know how of governance accountability, anti corruption, and gender sensitive programming, to submit their proposals.
- Consortia of anticorruption watchdogs, women’s rights, and human rights organizations are particularly encouraged.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit a concept paper of no more than two pages to the Open Society Initiative for Europe.
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