In a reference to the upcoming call for proposals for civic society sectoral projects as a part of the Active Citizens Fund – National, the Polish Fund Operator invites all interested entities to a matchmaking online meeting which will be held on 23rd April 2020 (from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m) on an online platform.

The aim of the meeting is to facilitate networking  of Polish civil society organizations with their potential project partners from Donor States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). Current conditions of the civic sector in Poland and in Donor States and recommended activities empowering the civic sector from each country will be discussed. Information about Active Citizens Fund – National application submission rules (call for proposals for sectoral projects) will also be provided during a Q&A session.

The meeting is structured in two parts (you can find the full meeting’s agenda below). First part is a webinar and consists of presentations and time for participants’ questions. Representatives of Icelandic, Liechtenstein, Norwegian and Polish CSOs will share their knowledge and reflections on the most common and effective CSO’s capacity building and civic sector empowerment and development activities.

The second part of the meeting is going to be a moderated discussion which will be based on the participants’ preferences marked in the registration forms. 3 topics are proposed. Let’s see which of them are going to be most interesting for matchmaking meeting’s participants. Please fill in the registration form (link below) in order to help the organizers prepare the matchmaking meeting based on your needs and choices as much as possible.

The working language of both parts is English.

After filling in the registration form you will receive more information about the meeting including the link to the online meeting platform. When it comes to the technical equipment there is only computer with loudspeakers/headphones needed.

In case the applications exceed the organizer’s technical capacity, participants will be selected based on diversity criteria and on the quality of their applications.

In order to register please use this link:

For any questions or remarks, please do not hesitate to contact Anna Fedas from Batory Foundation:

Please find the agenda of the meeting here: Matchmaking meeting agenda april 2020