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MATRA Programme for social transformation invites Civil Society Organizations registered in Ukraine

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted September 6, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 30, 2019
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The Matra Programme logo

The MATRA Programme for social transformation:
a) started (in 1993) as a programme aimed at helping East European countries to become democratic, pluriform constitutional states with a strong civil society;
b) still continues to help strengthening civil society organizations, democracy and the rule of law.

In 2020, the MATRA Program will focus on promotion of the rule of law, effective governance and civil society in Ukraine (see the “Toronto Principles” set forth during the Ukraine Reform Conference held in July 2019).

Priority Areas
1. Enhancing the position of civil society organizations in Ukraine
2. Strengthening the rule of law with the focus on fighting corruption
3. Providing support for the implementation of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine
4. Supporting the government to improve key reforms
5. Developing civic education and youth participation programs.

Grant request: between UAH 2.500.00 - UAH 4.500.000.

Max project duration: 24 months.

Utilize This Offer

Applicants must: 1) be CSOs registered in Ukraine; 2) be in operation for at least one year; 3) have an adequate track record, proven management capacity, and expertise in the selected priority areas.

Deadline for Concetp Notes: 1 October 2019.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Sep 06, 2019
Sep 06, 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 = increase your chances of success!
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 then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit 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; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Sep 07, 2019
Sep 07, 2019

Thanks, Ana.