Updated Jun 12, 2019CLOSED

Support to civil society organisations to contribute to the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Offered by European Union

The global objective of this call for proposals is to support civil society organisations as actors of governance in their own right by strengthening their capacity to participate effectively in policy formulation and in the monitoring of policy implementation processes in order to contribute to the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs).
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CLOSEDAug 20, 2019Deadline
€1,000,000 - €1,500,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept, Stage 4: Transition to Scale and Stage 5: Scaling
Implemented in:
CountryMongolia, Guyana, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Cape Verde, Comoros, Brazil, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, Afghanistan, Guinea, Guatemala, Ghana, Georgia, Gambia, The, Gabon, Fiji, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, El Salvador, Ecuador, Djibouti, Cuba, Costa Rica, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Colombia, China, Chad, Cameroon, Cambodia, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bolivia, Benin, Belarus, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Angola, Algeria, Albania, Grenada, Haiti, Sao Tome and Principe, Samoa, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Nauru, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Maldives, Malawi, Lebanon, Kiribati, Senegal, Rwanda, Philippines, Peru, Panama, Palestinian Territories, North Korea, Nigeria, Niger, Nepal, Namibia, Mozambique, Morocco, Moldova, Mexico, Mauritania, Mali, Malaysia, Macedonia, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Jordan, Jamaica, Iraq, Montenegro, Kosovo, India, Honduras, Guinea-Bissau, Egypt, Cote d'Ivoire, Central African Republic, Bhutan, Armenia, Tuvalu, Turkmenistan, Togo, Timor-Leste, Tajikistan, Suriname, Solomon Islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Uganda, Indonesia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Vietnam, Venezuela, Vanuatu, Turkey, Tunisia, Thailand, Tanzania, Syria, Swaziland, Sudan, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, South Africa, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Paraguay, Nicaragua, Madagascar, Kazakhstan, Iran, Myanmar, Tonga, Pakistan and Yemen
Focus AreasGood Governance (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Rule of Law and Human Rights (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Financial Sector & Investment (Economic Growth and Trade)
Proposals must address at least two priorities. The priorities of this call for proposals are:
• Oversight over public expenditure management;
• Fair taxation, tax exemptions and revenues from natural resource extraction;
• Fight against tax evasion and illicit financial flows;
• Oversight over and transparency of the budget and budget processes and possible synergies between the different overseeing bodies;
• Debt management;
• Gender budgeting;
• Use of new technologies in the priorities listed under the present paragraph.
Actions taking into account specific challenges of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) or fragile situations are encouraged.

In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
• be a legal person and
• be non-profit-making and
• be representative of a regional and/or global umbrella organisations of CSO signatories of a Framework Partnership Agreement with the European Commission 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.
• For British applicants: Please be aware that eligibility criteria must be complied with for the entire duration of the grant. Unless sector-specific eligibility rules provide otherwise, 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, you will cease to receive EU funding (while continuing, where possible to participate) or will be required to leave the project on the basis of Article 12.2.e of the grant agreement.

Application And Awards Process

Applications must be submitted online via PROSPECT https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/prospect following the instructions given in the PROSPECT user manual.


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