Grants for Civil Society Organizations

Grants for Civil Society Organizations

01/12/2016

ACTION SEE announce this Request for Applications to provide support to civil society organizations to promote good governance and rule of law through a grant scheme awarding approximately 25-30 small grants to CSOs from Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo (5-6 grants per country), through the following two types of grants, in the range between EUR 6.000 to EUR 8.000 per grant:

 

Support to local CSOs to perform initiatives within one country

Support to CSOs to perform initiatives between two or more countries from the region

 

It will provide support for targeted advocacy campaigns and policy initiatives that will contribute to achieving the following overall ACTION SEE objectives:

 

Enhancing the involvement of civil society and media organisations in the creation of public opinion, policymaking and participation in the decision-making mechanisms;

Increasing capacities of civil society to build its constituencies and tackle bold issues.

 

The initiatives supported by the Small Grants Scheme are expected to focus on tackling rule of law and good governance issues, in particular anti-corruption, transparency, and access to information, data protection and use of public funds, within the following targeted areas:

 

Free Access to Public Information Act (Freedom of Information – FOI)
Financing of political parties
Corrupt Public Procurement Practices
Bribery Practices
Privacy and Security
Gifts/Sponsorship
Election-related concerns
Breach of Duty
Cronyism
Other

 

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ACTION SEE – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in SEE project, is implemented by Metamorphosis Foundation in partnership with Westminster Foundation for Democracy from Great Britain, CRTA – Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability from Serbia, Citizens Association Why not? from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Center for Democratic Transition from Montenegro, Open Data Kosovo – ODK and Levizja Mjaft! from Albania, with financial support of the European Union.