Updated Dec 18, 2018CLOSED

Matra Social Transformation Programme Fund

Offered by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of the Netherlands

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands invites Turkish civil society, non-profit educational institutions, lower governments and semi-governmental organizations to submit new proposals to get support for their work.
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CLOSEDFeb 28, 2019Deadline
€25,000 - €300,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
Focus AreasDemocracy, Human Rights, and Governance
Matra is open for applications by local NGOs, non-profit educational institutions, lower governments and semi-governmental organisations. Twinning with Dutch organisations and with partners from other Matra countries or new member states is possible.

Other Requirements


Not eligible for funding under Matra are:

  • projects repeating previous projects or that were already under way before the application was submitted;
  • commercial activities;
  • projects with a predominantly academic focus, i.e. research;
  • projects that largely or exclusively involve the delivery of goods or materials;
  • infrastructural or construction projects;
  • bursaries or education programmes;
  • humanitarian aid;
  • feasibility studies and other research;
  • vehicles etc.

Application Directions

The standardapplicationandbudgetforms must be submitted electronically toANK-MATRAHR@minbuza.nl. These standard application forms should be completely filled out, otherwise the proposal will not be taken into consideration.


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