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International Visegrad Fund announces Visegrad Grants Program

Organisation: International Visegrad Fund

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: N/A

Deadline: 01/02/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Consortium of organizations of which 3 or more are based in different Visegrad countries,
    – All types of non-governmental, civil society organizations (CSOs); municipalities and local governments; schools, higher education institutions; research and scientific bodies and public institutions are eligible as lead partner (applicant) and partners in the consortia,
    – Market actors, e.g., companies – especially innovation and startup-related actors – with a legal entity are also eligible, but only if their Visegrad project is of nonprofit character.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country/ies: Visegrad countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia
  • Application language: English

The International Visegrad Fund is pleased to announce the Visegrad Grants Program to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Grants can cover up to 100% of project budget with 15% for overheads.

To apply for Visegrad Grants, your project must address one of the objectives of the grant program from the seven focus areas eligible for funding including:
– Projects promoting active participation of citizens in democratic decision-making processes and fostering democratic debate,
– Projects promoting transparency and the fight against corruption by supporting knowledge-exchange and capacity-building of whistleblowers, investigative journalists, and watchdogs,
– Projects improving media and information literacy, and increasing resilience towards biased reporting, disinformation, and propaganda,
– Projects aiming for better media coverage of relevant topics in the V4 region and increased access to information. 

See here to learn more and apply.

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