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Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders (EMHRF) - Standard Grants Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 31, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 4, 2019
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders (EMHRF)
Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders (EMHRF)

The Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders (EMHRF):
- is an independent regional foundation led by human rights defenders and experts in the affairs of the Arab region and acting for local human rights defenders, groups and NGOs from the region
- is accepting applications for its Standard Grants Program whose aim is to provide flexible financial assistance to regional, national and local human rights NGOs and institutes as well as individuals who promote, support, protect and monitor the observance of human rights in the South-Mediterranean region
- prime responsibility is to support human rights organisations and defenders in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Palestine and Israel.

Eligibility: individuals, groups or entities recognized by their commitment to improve the protection of all civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights as prescribed in, among others, International Human Rights Conventions,

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The amount of funding requested may not exceed EUR 40,000.

Applicants should send their applications in Arabic, English or French,

The next deadline for submitting standard grant applications is on 5 August 2019.

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Jill Langhus
Aug 01, 2019
Aug 01, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.