Call for Projects: Civil Society Facility – Civic Initiative and Capacity Building


The  global objective  of this Call for Proposals is to encourage the active participation of civil society in policy-making and contributing to the fulfilment of Albania's obligations under the EU Albania Stabilisation and Association Agreement.

In this frame, the present Call aims to promote thestrengthening of the CSOs capacities in terms of internal structure and governance, partnership at local and  national level, administrative capacity and financial sustainability, in accordance with the objective ofthe DG ELARG Guidelines above.

The specific focus is on the respect for the environment and promotion of environmentally friendly behaviour.

The  specific aimof the grant is to target grass-roots based organizations which are usually not able to take part in EU funding schemes. The applicant is therefore requested to manage the redistribution of at least 70% of the value of the contract through sub-granting.

The  expected resultof the present contract is to have a reinforced group of CSOs able to work in a professional and sustainable way addressing – also  in collaboration with other CSOS and with the relevant governmental counterparts – environmental issue also at policy level.

Maximum amount: EUR 800,000

Deadline: 12 September 2014

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