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19 June 2020

Bulgaria: Active Citizens Fund offers anti-crisis funding related to COVID-19


The Bulgarian Operator of the Active Citizens Fund announced a new call for project proposals to respond to the negative effects caused by COVID-19. This measure is part of the Small Initiative Scheme of the fund and it aims to support the activities and capacity of civil society organisations so that they can recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

Eligible organisations can submit project proposals in the six thematic priorities of the program:

  • Strengthening democratic culture and civic awareness;
  • Increasing support for human rights;
  • Empowering vulnerable groups;
  • Addressing gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV);
  • Increasing civic engagement in environmental protection/climate change;
  • Enhancing capacity and sustainability of the civil society sector

Applicants can receive up to 100% grant funding for their projects, with the maximum grant per one project set at 10 000 euro.

The deadline for submitting project proposals is 10 September 2020, 17:00 h local time.

All details and requirements in connection with the submission of project proposals under the measure can be found in the Guidelines for Applicants.


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Bistra Ivanova
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