Updated Nov 15, 2019CLOSED

DISCO Call for Project Proposals 2020-2021

Offered by European Union

The ultimate goal of the projects will be to contribute to building democratic and inclusive societies through helping develop a culture of democracy by promoting education for democratic citizenship and human rights education in these countries.
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CLOSEDDec 15, 2019Deadline
€125,000 - €250,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryGreece, Germany, Georgia, Finland, Estonia, Denmark, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Austria, Andorra, Albania, San Marino, Serbia, Holy See, Russia, Romania, Portugal, Poland, Norway, Netherlands, Monaco, Moldova, Malta, Macedonia, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Italy, Ireland, Montenegro, Iceland, Hungary, France, Armenia, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Turkey, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia and Kazakhstan
Focus AreasDemocracy, Human Rights, and Governance
In order to be eligible for a grant, each applicant (i.e. each potential implementing partner of a single project proposal), must:
• be legally constituted as a structure active in the field of citizenship and human rights education;
• have 2 (two) years of experience (as confirmed in the Application Form) in carrying out relevant activities in the country concerned;
• be entitled to carry out the activities described in the project proposal;
• have sufficient financial capacity (stable and sufficient sources of funding) to maintain its activity throughout the period for which the grant is awarded and to participate by way of its own resources (including human resources or in-kind contributions);
• have sufficient operational and professional capacity, including staff, to carry out activities described in its project proposal;
• have a bank account.

Any public or private non-profit organisation active in the field of education for democratic citizenship and human rights education will be eligible implementing partners.

For example, such organisations can be:
- a higher education institution;
- a public body at national, regional or local level;
- a non-profit organisation, association or NGO;
- a foundation;
- a school/institute/educational centre (at any level, from pre-school to upper secondary education, and including adult education);
- a body responsible for policies in the field of education and training;
- an organisation providing courses or training.

For-profit organisations may also be eligible in exceptional and duly justified cases and as long as the non-profit character of the proposed actions is observed. The validity of the justification will be examined by the Evaluation Committee.

Application Directions

The documents as listed in Section V.1 of the attached guidelines must be submitted in electronic form (Word and/or PDF) via email.


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