Deadline: 1 December 2016
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and the International Visegrad Fund have jointly announced a call for proposals for projects to be financed from the “Visegrad 4 Eastern Partnership” in order to support the promotion of democratization and strengthening of civil society in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries in line with the aspirations of the EaP policies of the European Union.
- Legislation and justice
- Good governance (public administration/public order/policy/immigration policy)
- Communication, media and access to information
- Development of civil society/support of human rights and minorities
- Total requested budget per project do not exceed €100,000.
- Grants can over up to 90% of total project costs (min. 10% of project costs are covered from other sources or by the grantee’s own in-kind contribution to the project).
- Projects shall be implemented within 18 months from their envisaged start (starting 2 months after the Dec. 1 deadline at the earliest).
- Non-governmental, civil society not-for-profit organizations are primary recipients of the funding.
- Projects develop meaningful cooperation between entities in the EaP and V4 regions.
- Projects are implemented within an active cooperation of 1 entity from the EaP region and 3 entities from different V4 countries at minimum regardless of the applicant (preference will be given to those projects involving other EaP countries as well as the full V4 region); subjects from other countries may, however, also apply or be project partners.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must apply online via given website.
EaP Countries : Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK).
V4 Countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.
For more information, please visit Visegrad 4 Eastern Partnership.