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Innovation for Change MENA: Call for Proposals

Organisation: Innovation for Change Middle East and North Africa Hub

Status: Closed

  • Tender
  • Democracy and good governance

Funding Size: $100,000 - $200,000

Deadline: 05/03/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Your organization is registered and based in the MENA region;
    – Your idea or project is tied to your local community or a community to which you have a connection;
    – Your organization have proven experience in managing programs and grants;
    – Your project will contribute to a positive impact on the regional civic space;
    – You are committed to implementing your program in a partnership approach and making an impact. 
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Morocco, Mauritania, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Sudan, Lebanon
    Palestine, Yemen, Iraq.
  • Application language: 

The Innovation for Change Middle East and North Africa Hub (I4C MENA) is announcing a call for proposals to engage further regional civil society organizations in the Hub efforts for an enabling and innovative civil society environment in the MENA region.They are pleased to launch the present call for proposals to engage additional regional civil society groups to consolidate and build upon their existing work and practices and carry out programs that support their aim to create an enabling and innovative environment for civil society in the region.

Since 2017, the Middle East and North Africa hub of Innovation for Change (I4C MENA) has become the region’s network of people and organizations who connect, collaborate, exchange ideas, innovations, and resources, and learn together with the aim of opening the Civic Space and overcoming restrictions to civil rights of assembly, association, and speech in the MENA region.

Through this call, the MENA Hub aims to carry out further work to consolidate and build upon knowledge and practices from its previous implementation phases by leveraging technology and innovation for human rights, building and strengthening digital advocacy and security at a grassroots level, and improving legal, policy and regulatory frameworks that impact civic space in the MENA region.

See here to learn more and apply.

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