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 …

Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships Grants [European Cultural Foundation]

STEP travel grants support creative and critical artists and cultural changemakers travelling across Europe and its neighbours, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, participation, equality and a stronger sense of social justice. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but must be submitted at least 50 days prior to the intended departure date. Open to applicants ages 18 and older who have had no/few professional travel opportunities. Applicants must be (1) travelling to the destination country professionally for the first time; (2) …

Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships Grants [European Cultural Foundation]

STEP travel grants support creative and critical artists and cultural changemakers travelling across Europe and its neighbours, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, participation, equality and a stronger sense of social justice. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but must be submitted at least 50 days prior to the intended departure date. Open to applicants ages 18 and older who have had no/few professional travel opportunities. Applicants must be (1) travelling to the destination country professionally for the first time; (2) …

Yesod Professional Development Fund

Applications Close: 30.11 2019. Yesod supports Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe to develop their professional skills and Jewish fluency. Open to youth organizations, community centres, synagogues, schools, welfare and cultural organizations, and other entities supporting Jewish life. Learning courses, professional skills development, peer visits, consulting, and coaching may be supported in one-on-one and/or group contexts. One time grants of USD $250 – $2000 will be awarded. Grants will be provided to the organization, trainer or consultant providing the professional development service. Money will …

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 …

Trust for Mutual Understanding

Initial Inquiries due 1.11 2019. The Trust awards grants to American nonprofit organizations to support direct exchange in the arts and the environment between professionals from the United States and TMU’s geographic region (Baltic States, Central Asia, Central/East/Southeast Europe, Mongolia, and Russia). Priority consideration is given to projects that involve direct, in depth professional interaction, with the potential for sustained collaboration; that show evidence of professional accomplishment and innovation; and/or that respond to social contexts and engage local communities. http://www.tmuny.org/applicants

“A Better Region Starts with Youth” [Regional Youth Cooperation Office]

Applications Due 15.10 2019. The general aim is to support the process of reconciliation in the Western Balkans by providing young people with opportunities that create space for dialogue, mutual learning and increased understanding across communities; and to contribute to increasing capacities of schools to offer such opportunities. Priority Areas: (1) Regional youth cooperation, mobility and exchange; (2) Enabling environment for regional youth cooperation. Specific Objectives: (1) Reconciliation, Intercultural dialogue and learning; (2) Youth Participation; (3) Strengthening Capacities of Secondary Schools. Geographic Scope: All financed …

Balkan Transitional Justice Programme [Balkan Investigative Reporting Network]

Applications Close 30.9 2019. Call for small project proposals on exploring archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and local courts in ex-Yugoslav countries that dealt with war crimes cases. The project’s aim is to promote and disseminate the archive of the international and local courts, in order to build capacities of target groups to use legacies of courts to fight denial and disinformation among Western Balkan societies, thus increasing their intercultural dialogue and prospects for reconciliation. Open to journalists, artists, historians …

Reporters in the Field [n-ost]

Applications Due 29.9 2019. Program supports cross-border investigative stories by media professionals from all over Europe. Open to international teams of professional freelance and/or staff journalists working for established media outlets (print, photo, broadcast, web, or cross-media). No age limit applies. Grants of up to € 8,000 available. Selected teams will receive funding, participate in a kickoff meeting and join the n-ost fellows network. Teams and stories must be based mostly in at least two (2) of the following countries: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, …

Yesod Professional Development Fund

Due Date: 30.9 2019. Yesod supports Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe to develop their professional skills and Jewish fluency. Open to youth organizations, community centres, synagogues, schools, welfare and cultural organizations, and other entities supporting Jewish life. Learning courses, professional skills development, peer visits, consulting, and coaching may be supported in one-on-one and/or group contexts. One time grants of USD $250 – $2000 will be awarded. Grants will be provided to the organization, trainer or consultant providing the professional development service. Money will …