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Geographical

Name of organisation Thematic Focus


Focus/Criteria

Africa, Asia, Europe, Education and youth, governance


Middle East, Latin America and accountability, Health, Media
and the Carribean, US and information, Rights and justice
Open Society Foundations
Accountability and Transparency
Policy Debate and Dialogue
Latin America Human Rights
Citizen Security

Facilitate and promote the


V4 countries development of closer cooperation
Visegrad+ Fund also among citizens and institutions in the
Visegrad Fund includes Western Balkans, region as well as between the V4
EU Eastern Partnership region and other countries,
countries especially the Western Balkans and
countries of the Eastern Partnership.

Promotion of peace
Links between peoples across
cultural, religious and ethnic
boundaries
Education of children and teenagers
Anne Frank Foundation Worldwide Combating racism, prejudice and
violence
Women's and children's rights
Refugee relief
Holocaust survivors

Peace and Security, Power and


Joseph Rowntree Charitable Accountability, Rights and Justice,
Worldwide
Trust Sustainable Future, Northern Ireland,
Crosscutting

europe,integration, climate change,


Stiftung Mercator Europe cultural education

Democratic Practice, Peacebuilding,


NY, Southern China,
Rockefeller Brothers Fund Western Balkans and Sustainable Development, Policy
and Advocacy, Diversity

environment, issues affecting


Oak Foundation Worldwide women, human rights, learning
differences
human rights and international
justice, peace and security,
conservation and sustainable
MacArthur Foundation Worldwide development, girls' secondary
education in developing countries,
migration, and population and
reproductive health.

Social justice for LGBT (Global


Arcus Foundation Worldwide Religions, Human Rights)

advance health, revalue ecosystems,


Rockefeller Foundation Not specified secure livelihoods, and transform
cities

Southeast Europe (SEE),


which includes Bosnia,
Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo,
Montenegro, Romania,
Serbia and Turkey; and the Civil society
Western Former Soviet
Charles Stewart Mot Union (WFSU), which
includes Belarus, Moldova,
Russia and Ukraine.

Worldwide Environment

Health, international relations (civil


society and good governance, peace
etc.), society, education, culture
Robert Bosch Stiftung Worldwide http://www.bosch-
stiftung.de/content/language2/html/
59661.asp
EU Neighbourhood:
Algeria, Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt,
European Endowment for Georgia, Jordan, Libya, Actions for democratic change
Democracy Lebanon, Moldova,
Morocco, the occupied
Palestinian territories,
Syria, Tunisia & Ukraine.

Action for Change: The Action for


Change programme aims to alter
government policies and the
behaviour of citizens and businesses
Hivos Worldwide in the North to bring concrete
improvements to the living and
working conditions of people in
developing countries.

peace education, media education,


Evens Foundation EU european journalism,

Bewegungsstiftung Not specified Ecology, peace and human rights

Population growth, nonsustainable


corporate, government, and
miltilateral development bank
Wallace Global Fund Worldwide policies,poverty,global climate
change,pollution, waste and over
consumption and threats to
biodiversity.
The foundation commits its
resources, in the fields of
governance, ethics and transition
toward a sustainable society, to:
Charles Lopold Mayer - the development, reinforcement,
Foundation for the Progress of Not specified and globalization of networks;
Humankind (fph) - work contributing to the
emergence of diagnosis and
proposals;
- strategies of advocacy and
dissemination of these proposals.

reducing poverty and injustice;


promoting democratic values; and
Ford Foundation Worldwide advancing human knowledge,
creativity and achievement.

Advocacy, Research and Litigation


Detention, Torture and Death
Penalty
Human Rights Defenders
Free Expression
Sigrid Rausing Trust Worldwide Transitional Justice
Women's Rights
LGBTI Rights
Xenophobia and Intolerance
Transparency and Accountability

Gates Foundation Worldwide Global Health, Global Development

Economic justice, environmental


Solidago Foundation Not specified justice, electoral justice, global
justice

Humanity United Not specified human rights, peaceful world


Oth
CoE focus area:
European Youth Foundation CoE member countries http://www.coe.int/en/web/europea
n-youth-foundation/coe-themes-
and-youth-sector-priorities

Environment, climate change and


Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, renewable energy, civil society,
Czech Republic, Estonia, human and social development,
EEA Grants and Norway Grants Greece, Hungary, Latvia, protecting cultural heritage, research
Lithuania, Malta, Poland, and scholarships, carbon capture and
Portugal, Romania, storage, green industry innovation,
Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain decent work, justice and home
affairs

Key Action 2 (KA2) Cooperation


for innovation and the exchange of
good practices
Strategic partnerships in the field
EU Member states, of education, training and youth
Erasmus + EFTA/EEA countries, Knowledge Alliances
Candidate countries Sector Skills Alliances
Capacity building in the field of
higher education
Capacity building in the field of
youth

Strand 2: supporting projects


gathering citizens in activities directly
linked to EU policies, providing an
EU Member states and opportunity for direct participation
Europe for Citizens other participating in the policy making process. Funded
countries activities may include: promotion of
societal engagement and solidarity,
gathering of opinions, volunteering

Tehnical assistance and capacity


EU Volunteers EU Member states building
Priority 1: Focus on country level:
enhancing CSOs' and LAs'
EU Delegations contributions to governance and
development processes

EC CSO-LA Thematic Priority 2: Reinforcing regional and


programme EU member states and global CSO networks and
partner countries associations of LAs

EU member states and Priority 3: Development Education


partner countries and Awareness Raising
Activities funded Size of grants Deadlines

FOUNDATIONS

See on website, calls


N/A for proposals

N/A Ongoing

Small Grants: March


Festivals, exhibitions, 1, June 1,
Small Grants:
seminars, academic September 1 and
workshops, conferences, Max. 6,000 EUR December 1
Standard
youth exchanges, cross- Grants: Standard Grants:
around
border cooperation, March 15 and
1015,000 EUR
promotion of tourism September 15

Not specified Not specified Ongoing

1 August for
Crosscutting
http://www.jrct.org.uk/f Not specified projects and 1
unding-priorities September for other
topics

various Not specified Ongoing

various Not specified

various min. $25.000 Ongoing


Depending on focus
various Not specified areas

General operating
support
Project support for
specific programs
Public policy
advocacy/organizing Not specified Not specified
campaigns
Public policy
research/dissemination
Capital projects
Capacity building
Multi-year support

various Not specified Ongoing

Capacity building,
networking activities
Between $15,000 and At least four months
before the planned
$250,000 annually starting date

http://www.mott.org/FundingInterests/programs/environment

Not specified/not limited N/A N/A


to specific activities
Between 10,000 and Ongoing
Not specified 150,000.

Not specified N/A Ongoing

Prizes awarded bi-


Not specified variable annually

Medium to long term


campaigns, that can
include, but not limited the sum applied for
to, forms of public should be at least 10- first Tuesday in April
protests, ranging from and September,
15 % of the campaign's each year
online-petitions via overall budget
websites, to small visible
actions to mass
demonstrations.

Advocacy, capacity
buildings, collaboraative
efforts, education
(public), feasibility N/A Ongoing
studies, innovative
programs, policy
analysis/development,
publications
Not specified Not specified Not specified

Not specified N/A N/A

Not specified N/A N/A

different for each


Not specified variable Request for
proposals

Not specified Not specified Not specified

in-country, regional and


international efforts that
restore peace and Not specified Not specified
security, prevent
atrocities and enable
sustainable change
Other Donors/Institutions
EUR 20.000 (for
Awareness raising, skills
development, international activities) 1st October 2015
and EUR 50.000 for
collaborative work annual workplans

various depends on calls depends on calls

EC funding

Strategic
partnerships in the
http://ec.europa.eu/pro http://ec.europa.eu/pr field of youth DL
grammes/erasmus- ogrammes/erasmus- on 1 October
plus/discover/guide/inde plus/discover/guide/in Capacity Building in
x_en.htm dex_en.htm the field of youth
DL on 2 September

Civil society projects:


https://eacea.ec.europa.
eu/sites/eacea- The maximum eligible 1st of March 2016
site/files/documents/co grant for a project is
mm2013003670000en.p 150 000 EUR
df

https://eacea.ec.europa.
eu/eu-aid-
volunteers/actions/techn min. EUR 100 00 - max. 1st of September
EUR 700 000 2015
ical-assistance-and-
capacity-building_en
Check open calls here: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?
do=publi.welcome&userlanguage=en More information here
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/fpfis/mwikis/aidco/images/f/fc/2014_12_16_PFD_Working_Document_MAAP_CSO_LA_DE
VCO_B2.pdf
Additional info for grantseekers Other comments

http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants

http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/latin-america-program

http://visegradfund.org/grants/guidelines/

http://visegradfund.org/grants/visegrad_plus/

http://www.annefrank.ch/application.html

http://www.jrct.org.uk/what-we-fund

Organizations with headquarters abroad are only


https://www.stiftung-mercator.de/en/our-foundation/grants/information-for-applicants/grant-requirements/
eligible for funding if they meet all the
requirements of German non-profit law.

http://www.rbf.org/content/apply-grant

http://www.oakfnd.org/node/49
http://www.oakfnd.org/node/2
http://www.macfound.org/info-
grantseekers/guidelines-funding-cycles/
http://www.macfound.org/info-
grantseekers/submit-letter-inquiry/

http://www.arcusfoundation.org/what-we-
support/social-justice-lgbt/

http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/grants
http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/grants/what Leters of inquiry need to be submitted online
-we-fund/request-funding

Leters of inquiry can be submitted, but unsolicited


http://www.mott.org/grantsandguidelines/ForGrantseekers/appprocedures
full proposals are not accepted

http://www.bosch- Grant inquiry can be submitted online, unsolicited


stiftung.de/content/language2/html/1542.asp full proposals not accepted
Organisations don't have to be based in an EU
https://www.democracyendowment.eu/questions- neighbouring country, but requests for support
and-answers should have a strong involvement of actors from
the transition countries/societies EED works with

After 2015, in its commitment to an open and


green world, Hivos will focus on six key themes:
democratic reform, freedom of expression, sexual
https://hivos.org/grant-opportunities rights, women's rights, productive ecosystems and
https://hivos.org/where-apply green energy. We will be making less of a
distinction than before between low-and middle-
income countries because the majority of poor
people currently live in emerging economies.

http://www.evensfoundation.be/en/prizes Next deadlines for proposals are not yet available

https://www.bewegungsstiftung.de/antragstellung. Applications for activities abroad, or applications


that cooperate with foreign partners, can only be
html?&L=1 made by organisations within Germany.

http://wgf.org/grants/
http://www.fph.ch/rubrique78.html

http://www.fordfoundation.org/grants/organizatio Grant inquiry can be submitted online, unsolicited


ns-seeking-grants full proposals not accepted

They dont accept unsolicited proposals, they


identify their own grantees. If their participation is
https://www.sigrid-rausing-trust.org/ confirmed, the PF could be an opportunity for
them to talk about their priorities and identify
potential grantees

They dont accept unsolicited proposals, they


identify their own grantees. If their participation is
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We- confirmed, the PF could be an opportunity for
Work/General-Information/Grant-Opportunities them to talk about their priorities and identify
potential grantees. They also have regular requests
for proposals.

Grantmaking ctieria and guidelines not specifically


mentioned on their website, but funding is
referenced http://www.solidago.org/funding-
strategy/

They dont accept unsolicited proposals, they


identify their own grantees. If their participation is
http://www.humanityunited.org/ confirmed, the PF could be an opportunity for
them to talk about their priorities and identify
potential grantees
Individual country pages calls should be consulted
http://eeagrants.org/How-to-apply before the Partnership Fair

http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-
plus/discover/guide/index_en.htm

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/sites/eacea-
site/files/documents/comm2013003670000en.pdf

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/eu-aid-
volunteers/actions/technical-assistance-and-
capacity-building_en
europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm? The issue date for Priority 2 and Priority 3 calls has
More information here: not yet been communicated by the Commission.
/fc/2014_12_16_PFD_Working_Document_MAAP_CSO_LA_DE Estimated dates are: June 2015 for Priority 2 and
O_B2.pdf First half of 2016 for Priority 3.