Two calls for small grants are targeting interventions in local communities and/or thematic communities implemented by grass-root organizations active in all programme priority areas.
Two-stage application with comprehensive capacity building support for applicants during the entire application process as well during the implementation of awarded projects.
Min. of 50% of all awarded grants will be directed to underserved areas and/or target groups.
1st Call: first trimester 2021
2nd Call: second trimester 2022
Requested contribution of ACF funding: 5.000 – 15.000 €
Available indicative budget: 630.000 €
Project maximum funding rate: 90 % of eligible expenditure.
The 10 % of co-financing must be assured by the project applicant and/or project partners. The means for co-financing of the project can be provided in money, or partially in money and partially in in-kind contribution in form of voluntary work. The in-kind contribution may constitute up to 100% of the co-financing.
Project duration: 6 – 12 months