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Regional Program of Local Democracy in Western Balkans (Bosnia and Herzegovina): Call for Proposals

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 14, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on November 7, 2021
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) logo
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) logo

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting all civil society organizations (CSOs) from Bosnia and Herzegovina to submit proposals for the project Regional Program of Local Democracy in the Western Balkans 2 (ReLOaD2) in the municipality of Vitez.

The overall goal of the project is to strengthen participatory democracy and EU integration in the Western Balkans, by strengthening civil society and encouraging young people to actively participate in the decision-making process, and improving a supportive legal and financial environment for civil society.

The specific goal of the project is to strengthen partnerships between local authorities and civil society in the Western Balkans, by expanding the successful model of transparent project financing of CSOs (LOD methodology) from local government budgets, aimed at greater civic participation and youth participation in decision-making processes and improved service delivery in local communities.

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Participation in this public call is open, on an equal basis, to all formally registered CSOs (association or foundation), in accordance with the applicable legislation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

To apply for the public call, applicants must be formally registered CSOs in accordance with applicable legislation (association or foundation).

Potential applicants cannot participate in the call or receive grants if they do not submit a signed and scanned eligibility statement with the project proposal.

This public call is not open to branches of foreign and international associations, foundations and other non-profit organizations registered and operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Priority areas:
a) Ecology;
b) Social Policy;
c) Culture and Sport;
d) Young People;
e) COVID-19.

The value of the project proposals to be awarded under this call must be:
• minimum amount: 10,000.00 KM;
• maximum amount: 70,000.00 KM.

Deadline: 8 November 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 14
Oct 14

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 15
Oct 15

Thanks, Ana.