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) …

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 …

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 …

Increasing Civil Society Organization Resiliency in Changing Civic Spaces

Apply by 8.11 2019. PartnersGlobal, in partnership with the CIVICUS Network and other consortium members with support from USAID, is seeking applications from local civil society organizations interested in strengthening their resiliency in the face of potential impacts of growing restrictions on civic freedoms of association, assembly, and expression. The Resiliency+ Process will take selected organizations through a structured assessment and capacity building process to increase their organizational resilience over a period of 12 months. Participating organizations will have a better understanding of their internal …

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

IREX Community Solutions Program 2020–2021

Apply by 30.10 2019. Year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Open to applicants, ages of 25-38, who are citizens of eligible program countries listed below. Applicants must currently live and work in their home countries. Individuals with refugee status working on behalf of their home community may be given special consideration. High level of proficiency in spoken and written English …

UNDP Regional War Crimes Project

Proposals Due 14.10 2019. The project strengthens the rule of law and improves cooperation among State Prosecutors and institutions for the search of missing persons, in order to strengthen the processing of war crimes and accelerate the search for missing persons from these armed conflicts. Open to all civil society organizations and non-governmental organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia and Serbia. Grants Range: EUR 5,000 – EUR 30,000. Project Duration: 6-12 months (December 2019 to November 2020). Priority Areas: Enabling active participation of victims …