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European Commission: call for proposals to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women [Call ID: REC-AG-2020]

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 2, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on March 31, 2020
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For the purpose of this call, gender-based violence is defined as violence directed against a person because of that person’s gender (including gender identity/expression) or as violence that affects persons of a particular gender disproportionately.

Specific Objective: to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women, as well as violence against other groups at risk, in particular groups at risk of violence in close relationships, and to protect victims of such violence (Daphne).

Priority 1. Preventing gender-based violence;
Priority 2. Tackling online violence against women;
Priority 3. Protecting and supporting children, young people and women who are victims and potential victims (including witnesses) of violence;
Priority 4. Preventing, combating and responding to peer violence amongst children.

Activities shall include:
a) Awareness-raising and empowerment activities;
b) Capacity-building and training for professionals;
c) Design and implementation of protocols, development of working methods and tools;
d) Design, implementation and facilitation of access to specialised support services;
e) Exchange of good practices, mutual learning.

Eligibility of the lead applicant (i.e. coordinator) and participants (partners):
> The applicant and the partners must be public bodies or private organisations, duly established in one of the countries participating in the programme, or international organisations.
> Organisations that are profit-oriented may only submit applications in partnership with public bodies or private non-profit organisations.
> Under the REC programme, entities affiliated to a beneficiary and linked third parties are not considered as project participants, unless they are included as partners in the proposal.

Eligibility of the application:
> The project can be either national or transnational;
> The application must be submitted by a partnership, including at least two organisations (applicant and partner) actively involved in the implementation of the proposed action (unless specified otherwise).
> Applicants and partners shall have stable and sufficient sources of funding to maintain their activity throughout the period for which the grant is awarded and to participate in its funding. Organisations participating in several projects shall have sufficient financial capacity to implement multiple projects. The financial capacity shall consist of a financial viability check performed by the Research Executive Agency (REA) and completed by the Commission.

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Eligible countries: Member States of the European Union, including their overseas departments; Iceland; The Republic of Serbia.

The EU grant requested cannot be lower than EUR 75 000. There is no maximum limit.

The duration of the projects should not exceed 24 months.

Submission Deadline: 01 April 2020 at 17:00:00 Brussels time.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 02
Mar 02

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 attests 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 proposal/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 stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Mar 04
Mar 04

Thanks, Ana.