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Open Call for New Cooperation Fund

Organisation: New Democracy Fund

Status: Closed

  • Tender
  • Democracy and good governance

Funding Size: 1.4 million DKK (total)

Deadline: 20/03/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Open to civil society actors in Denmark and the Eastern Neighbourhood Countries
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood Countries and Denmark
  • Application language: English, Danish, Russian

The New Democracy Fund has launched an open call for the New Cooperation Fund to support the development of strong, innovative, and long-lasting relations between civil society organisations in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood Countries (ENC) and Denmark.New Cooperation Fund provides support for projects and project development that allow civil society actors in Denmark and ENC (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine) the opportunity to continue and develop existing partnerships as well as entering new or innovative projects.

The New Cooperation Fund contributes to the objectives and outcomes of the New Democracy Fund by building sustainable lasting cooperation between CSOs in Denmark and the ENC. The cooperation should ensure joint learning with regards to engaging in democratic dialogue, holding duty bearers to account, and ensuring that the voice of the rights holders is heard.

The New Cooperation Fund goes beyond traditional development assistance, and it will favour strong, innovative, or courageous partnerships that are willing to take risks. Partnerships working within the thematic areas and cross-cutting emphasis – and oriented towards synergy, innovation, or breaking new ground. Applicants suggesting possible synergies within other activities implemented under the New Democracy Fund will be taken into positive consideration.

The total budget for this third call for applications is 1.4 million DKK and a maximum of 4 projects will be supported.

See here to learn more and apply.

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