Updated Apr 30, 2018CLOSED

EU Call for Proposals: Enhance CSO Contribution to Governance and Development Processes in Swaziland

Offered by Europeaid

The global objective of this call for proposals is: to address challenges and create opportunities for the youth in Swaziland, i.e. to improve social protection for vulnerable youth/youth in conflict in communities so as to prevent, mitigate and overcome their vulnerabilities; and to promote youth entrepreneurship and economic empowerment, so as to develop sustainable and inclusive growth in Swaziland; and to raise awareness and prevent/mitigate gender based violence.
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CLOSEDJun 14, 2018Deadline
€275,000 - €500,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept, Stage 4: Transition to Scale and Stage 5: Scaling
Implemented in:
Focus AreasGender-based Violence (Gender)
Specific Objectives of the Call include:
- To empower communities to better prevent vulnerability and care for children/youth at risk (vulnerable, abused, in conflict with the law), so they can develop according to their best capacity and contribute as full citizens in the society.
- To create jobs, skills and/or entrepreneurship opportunities for youth in the sustainable agriculture value chain/sector, sustainable management of natural resources (land and water) and sustainable energy value chain/sector.
-To increase awareness in communities (using focus group discussions, panel discussions, media, and other innovative approaches) and prevent/mitigate gender based violence.

In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
-be a legal person and
-be non-profit-making and
-be a specific type of organisation such as: civil society organisation (CSO) and
-be established in a Member State of the European Union or Swaziland.
Note: ‘For British applicants: Please be aware that eligibility criteria must be complied with for the entire duration of the grant. If the United Kingdom withdraws from the EU during the grant period without concluding an agreement with the EU ensuring in particular that British applicants continue to be eligible, applicants will cease to receive EU funding (while continuing, where possible to participate) or be required to leave the project on the basis of Article 12.2 of the General Conditions1 to the grant agreement’and be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.
The lead applicant may act individually or with co-applicant(s).

Application Directions

In order to apply for the grants, applicants have to register themselves in PADOR, an on-line database via given website.

For more information, please visitEuropeaidand download the guidelines.

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