Monday, 12 August 2013

Call for proposals: Civil society in Cyprus

Deadline- 30 October 2013

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Cyprus are invited to apply funding from the NGO fund. The goal of this program is to  promote broad public interests such as environment, health, gender equality and education are weaker since organisations active in these fields are generally new.

Thematic areas-

    Democracy and participatory democracy
    Human rights, including minority rights (ethnic, religious, linguistic and sexual orientation)
    Good governance and transparency
    Combat racism and xenophobia and promoting anti-discrimination
    Social inequalities, poverty and exclusion, including in rural areas
    Gender equality and combating gender-based violence
    Provision of welfare and basic services

    Provision of key services to vulnerable groups

    Protection of the environment and climate change

    Awareness-raising and civic participation
    Develop umbrella organisations and/or new networks on biodiversity/climate change
    Mobilising local involvement to protect biodiversity
    Environmental educational activities and training for teachers

Eligibility & Criteria-

Eligible applicants are NGOs established as a legal entity in the Republic of Cyprus. NGOs operating in the areas not under the control of the Government of the Republic of Cyprus are eligible as partners. Religious institutions and political parties are not considered NGOs. End-beneficiaries of projects are wider groups in society ranging from the general public to civil servants, disadvantaged groups and media. Bi-communal cooperation is promoted. Children and youth are also targeted.

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