Deadline: 14 September 2016
The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations to provide support to in-country civil society actors in conflict prevention, peace-building and crisis preparedness” with an aim to support (sub-national) and regional initiatives in countries affected by emerging from conflict or whose peace and stability is at risk and build in-country sustainable capacities for effective conflict management and peace-building.
- To support an open public discourse and communication about the freedom of religion and belief, the role of religion in people’s life, the interrelation between state and religious institutions, state policies on religion
- To strengthen the expert community – including, but not limited to, anthropologists, religious studies experts, and theologians
- To help in particular young people to find a purpose in life and role in public life
- To build resilience against extremist rhetoric and help that moderate voices are being heard
- To support community level security dialogue and action
Youth affected by Conflicts: Young people as agents for peace.
Size of Grants
Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between EUR 500 00 to EUR 1 500 000.
Actions must take place in the following country: Kyrgyzstan. Actions may include a cross-border dimension.
The initial planned duration of an action may not be lower than 24 months nor exceed 36 months
- In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
- be a legal person
- be non-profit-making
- civil society actors
- be established in a Member State of the European Union or any other country as stipulated in Art. 11.1 of the Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council
- be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary
- have been established and registered in line with the applicable national legislation for at least two years by the date of the submission deadline
- Not be an international governmental organization
- Potential applicants may not participate in calls for proposals or be awarded grants if they are in any of the situations
- The lead applicant must act with co-applicant(s) as specified hereafter:
- If the lead applicant is a religious organization, it must act with at least two co-applicants who represent other religious communities
- If the lead applicant’s head office is registered in the Kyrgyz Republic, it may act individually or with co-applicant(s). If the lead applicant’s head office is registered outside of the Kyrgyz Republic, it must act with at least one co-applicant with its head office in the Kyrgyz Republic
- If awarded the grant contract, the lead applicant will become the beneficiary identified as the Coordinator. The Coordinator is the main interlocutor of the Contracting Authority. It represents and acts on behalf of any other co-beneficiary (if any) and coordinate the design and implementation of the action
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via PROSPECT through the given website.
Eligible Countries: 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.
For more information, please visit Europeaid and download the guidelines.