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Active Citizens Fund to Support Human Rights and Social Justice in Estonia

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 7, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 20, 2019
The Active Citizens Fund logo
The Active Citizens Fund logo

Active Citizens Fund seeks for applications to develop the long-term sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector, strengthening its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights, and empowerment of vulnerable groups.

Its main objective is: “Civil society and active citizenship strengthened, and vulnerable groups empowered”.

Five thematic areas:
- Democracy, active citizenship, good governance and transparency
- Human rights and equal treatment through combating any discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity
- Social justice and inclusion of vulnerable groups
- Gender equality and gender-based violence
- Environment and climate change.

Eligibility: non-profit NGOs in Estonia that have formal / institutional existence.
Duration of projects: min 18 / max 24 months.
Grants range from 30,000 to 100,000 euros in all thematic areas,

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Projects may be implemented in partnerships with project partners. Project partners shall be actively involved in, and effectively contributing to, the implementation of the project.

Application deadline: August 21, 2019 at 23:59 Estonian time.

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Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Aug 08, 2019
Aug 08, 2019

Wow! That's a lot of euros for a grant. Thank you for sharing, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 08, 2019
Aug 08, 2019

Yes, and the topiic is a huge issue in the region.

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.