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Democracy Commission Small Grants Program in North Macedonia

Organisation: U.S. Embassy in North Macedonia

Status: Open

Type:
  • Grant
Theme:
  • Democracy and good governance
  • Mis- and Disinformation

Funding Size: $1,000 to $24,000

Deadline: 01/07/2023

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    The following organizations are eligible to apply:
    Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations from North Macedonia only; and
    – Independent media from North Macedonia only.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: North Macedonia
  • Application language: English

The Embassy of the United States in North Macedonia announces the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program, an open competition for organizations/independent media to submit a statement of interest (SOI) to carry out a program (or programs) that support the development of democratic institutions.

The Democracy Commission Small Grants Program program has five priority areas including:

  • Rule of Law and Government Accountability – Projects should address strengthening the rule of law, judicial independence, good governance, and the fight against corruption.  Projects should foster a more robust citizen-responsive government with strong democratic institutions.
  • Citizen Participation – Projects should support strengthening democratic institutions in North Macedonia, including increasing participation and representation of citizens from all backgrounds in civic life.
  • Cybersecurity and Disinformation – Projects should promote cybersecurity, media literacy, and efforts to counter propaganda and disinformation.

Applicants should clearly define the target audience(s) that they are able to reach/influence with the project activities realistically. Broad target audiences such as the general public, youth, everyone, etc. should be avoided.

See here to learn more and apply.

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