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Call for Proposals for Small Projects 2023

Organisation: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Investigative journalism
  • Mis- and Disinformation

Funding Size: €1,000 to €5,000

Deadline: 12/03/2023

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    – Slovak non-governmental and media organizations and cultural institutions.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Slovakia
  • Application language: English

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands invites Slovak non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions and media to submit their proposals for Small Projects 2023.

The projects should have the following policy topics:

  • Promotion of shared EU values and knowledge about the EU:
    1. Initiatives that promote European values (such as human rights or democracy), support of and knowledge about the European Union and its functioning
  • Press freedom and support of investigative journalism:
    1. Initiatives that promote the development of independent media, especially investigative journalism, in terms of capacity-building or knowledge exchange
  • Countering extremism, disinformation and intolerance:
    1. Initiatives aimed at tolerance-building, openness and awareness of shared values and combating disinformation, esp. regarding the EU and NATO
  • Social inclusion of minorities:
    1. Initiatives that promote inclusion and equal rights of minorities such as Roma, LGBTI or migrant communities; as well as gender equality
  • Sustainability and climate change (cultural projects only):
    1. Initiatives that promote sustainable solutions and have positive effect on climate

A link with the Netherlands/presence of a clear Dutch aspect is welcome (e.g. Dutch speaker; cooperation with a Dutch institution or organization; clear reflection of Dutch foreign policy priorities; etc.). A link with the Netherlands is particularly preferred for cultural projects.

Regardless of whether the project fulfills the above-mentioned criteria, the Embassy reserves the right to decide upon supporting or not supporting submitted projects. Please note that the amount of the allocated grant may differ from the sum requested in the application.

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