Europeans for Peace: International School and Youth Projects 2020-2021 [EVZ Foundation]

Applications Close 20.1 2020. Europeans for Peace encourages young people to be active for human rights and democratic values. It promotes international exchange projects for young people from Germany and the countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Israel. In 2020, Europeans for Peace celebrates its 15th anniversary. Schools and non-school educational institutions are invited to join up in international partnerships and apply for funding for their joint projects. Projects can be implemented from May 2020 to October 2021. Funding can be …

National Endowment for Democracy Grants Program

Due Date: 10.1 2020. Support available to NGOs (including civic organizations, associations, independent media, and similar groups) for nonpartisan programs in the following thematic areas: Promote and defend human rights and the rule of law Support freedom of information and independent media Strengthen democratic ideas and values Promote accountability and transparency Strengthen civil society organizations Strengthen democratic political processes and institutions Promote civic education Support democratic conflict resolution Promote freedom of association Strengthen a broad-based market economy Grant amounts vary depending on the size and …

2019 Call to Civil Society to Apply for Funding [United Nations Democracy Fund]

Closing Date 22.12 2019. UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. UNDEF projects are two years long. Applicants can request a grant of a minimum of USD 100,000 and a maximum of USD 300,000. Focus Areas: Community Activism, Electoral Processes, Gender Equality, Media and Freedom of Information, Rule of Law and Human Rights, Strengthening Civil Society, Interaction with Government, Tools for Knowledge, Youth Engagement The large majority of UNDEF …

Small Grants Program – U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic

Closing Date: 15.12 2019. Open competition for organizations to carry out programs with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic. Proposals should target participants or audiences located within the Czech Republic, with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives: Transition to Democracy / Strengthening Civil Society Critical Thinking / Media Literacy Entrepreneurship Gender Equality & Women Empowerment Cyber Security Sports and Cultural programing Educational initiatives …

Democratic and Inclusive School Culture in Operation (DISCO) 2020-2021 [Council of Europe + European Union]

Closing Date: 15.12 2019. Funding for projects promoting Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education (EDC/HRE). This call aims at contributing to the fostering of inclusive and democratic societies in the States party to the European Cultural Convention. Thematic Priorities The implementation of the Council of Europe Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture in education institutions Fostering democratic and inclusive culture in education institutions, with a particular focus on creating opportunities for migrants, refugees and minorities The Council of Europe intends to award …

2020 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights [May 18 Memorial Foundation]

Submissions Close 30.11 2019. Prize is awarded by the citizens of Gwangju, Korea in the spirit of solidarity and gratitude to those who have helped them in their struggle for democratization and their search for truth. Open to persons or organizations nominated by a qualified individual or a qualified organization. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations can be submitted by any individual or organization that falls within one of the following categories: Individuals or organizations who won the May 18 Citizens Award and/or YunSang-won Award …

Small Grants Program – U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic

Closing Date: 15.12 2019. Open competition for organizations to carry out programs with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic. Proposals should target participants or audiences located within the Czech Republic, with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives: Transition to Democracy / Strengthening Civil Society Critical Thinking / Media Literacy Entrepreneurship Gender Equality & Women Empowerment Cyber Security Sports and Cultural programing Educational initiatives …

Premio Internacional de Fotografía Humanitaria Luis Valtueña [Médicos del Mundo España]

Cierre de la convocatoria: 8.11 2019. El premio reconoce el trabajo de fotógrafos/as profesionales que a través de sus imágenes denuncian inequidades, injusticias y abusos, o bien, dan testimonio de las situaciones que los propician o que las combaten. Este certamen quiere también resaltar los valores humanos y evidenciar todo tipo de violaciones a los derechos de las personas. Podrán participar fotógrafos y fotógrafas de cualquier nacionalidad, mayores de edad y afines al enfoque documental. Las fotografías deberán narrar o contar una historia relacionada con …

Active Citizen Fund: Systemic Grants (Czech Republic) [EEA and Norway Grants]

Submissions accepted until 4.11 2019. Financial support for civil society activities towards strengthening 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. Focus Areas: Strengthened civil society advocacy and watchdog roles; Vulnerable groups empowered; and Increased support for civic education and media literacy. Grants Range: € 100 – 250 000. Project Duration: 3 to 4 years. Applicant as well as partner must respect the principles of …

Matra Fund for European Cooperation Embassy Programme (Kosovo) [Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands]

Closing Date: 7.11 2019.The Matra Fund supplements the European Commission’s efforts and aims to help countries strengthen democracy and the rule of law, thus enhance stability. Focus Areas: (1) Rule of Law, (2) Good governance, (3) Human rights. Preference is given to proposals that: Are gender sensitive; That take inclusiveness seriously and create equal access to project results for all groups in society; That clearly states how the results will turn into sustainable improvements; That are cost sensitive, whenever possible seek in kind contributions, use …