Launch of a call for proposals for financial support for initiatives under the ProEUvaluesBG project

The Open Society Institute – Sofia and Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation announce a call for proposals for financial support of initiatives of civil society organizations and community centers within the framework of the “ProEUvaluesBG” project.

The call includes two support funds, Action fund and Together fund. Eligible applicants can submit their proposals under one of the two funds. The call is expected to support more than 60 initiatives within the total indicative budget of EUR 1 600 000, divided equally between the two funds.

The aim of the call is to support initiatives of civil society organizations contributing to:

(1) Raising awareness of EU values and protection and promotion of the application of these values in Bulgaria, including the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights, including the rights of persons belonging to minorities;

(2) Strengthening the capacity and role of civil society organizations to promote and protect these values.

Eligible applicants for both funds are all organizations, including their branches, registered under the Non-Profit Legal Entities Act, as well as community centers registered under the Community Centers Act.

Approved initiatives will receive 100% financial support. No co-financing from the applicants is required. The maximum amount of financial support for an initiative under the Action Fund is EUR 60 000 and under the Together Fund – EUR 20 000, and applicants may submit only one proposal under one of the two funds.

The deadline for the submission of proposals is 17:00 on 12. 06. 2023 г.

The application process is fully electronic through the Electronic Proposal Submission System (EPSS).

Detailed Application Guidelines and accompanying Action Fund applications can be found HERE. For the Together Fund, the Application Guidelines and their applications are available HERE.

Information days on the Call for Proposals will be held from 18 to 27 April 2023 in the cities of Pleven, Plovdiv, Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo, Varna and Burgas.

The ProEUvaluesBG project is co-financed by the European Union. The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor the EACEA can be held responsible for them.