The calls for proposals cover programme outcomes: Increased citizen participation in civic activities, Strengthened civil society advocacy and watchdog role, Vulnerable groups empowered, Increased support for civic education and media literacy and Increased capacity and sustainability of the civil society sector and individual CSOs.
Medium sized grants: New projects, unique approach and empowerment of NGOs
These mid-sized grants in amount of € 8,000–85,000 will be distributed across all five programme areas of the Active Citizens Fund. Supported projects in this call with duration from 1 to 2,5 years are to result in support of current issues within the programme outcomes.
Project applicants shall be Czech non-governmental organisations registered at least two years prior the submission deadline of the application. The total available indicative budget for awarding grants for mid-sized projects under this call is € 4 657 000.
The deadline for the application submission is December 2, 2019 at noon (12:00 pm).
Strategic grants: Change the system strategic grant
This call for proposals on strategic grants will provide financial support for civil society activities and strengthening the role in the process of sustainable systemic change. Grants will contribute to the long term efficient cooperation among civil society organizations with the focus on positive change in multiple areas. In this call, projects with outcomes Strengthened civil society advocacy and watchdog role, Vulnerable groups empowered and Increased support for civic education and media literacy will be supported.
Systemic projects will be supported with the amount of € 100 – 250 000 and have to last from 3 to 4 years. Project applicants shall be Czech non-governmental organisations registered at least two years prior the submission deadline of the application.
The deadline for the application submission is November 4, 2019 at noon (12:00 pm).
Fund for bilateral relations
Calls for grant applications in the Fund for Bilateral Relations are open from the date of the announcement to 31 August 2023 (or until allocations for the given years or the overall allocated funding for these projects are used). Supported projects must be completed by 30 April 2024.
For more information on each call, eligibility criteria, size and duration of grants, selection criteria and guidelines for applicants please visit the website of the Active Citizens Fund Czech Republic.