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Society Integration Foundation announces open calls for proposals in EEA Grants 2009-2014 programme " NGO fund"

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Society Integration Foundation announces open calls for proposals in EEA Grants 2009-2014 programme " NGO fund"

Objective of the programme "NGO fund" is to strengthen civil society development and to provide support to social justice, democracy and sustainable development. Total funding available for projects is 9 678 064 EUR, provided by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism (95% of the funding) and the Republic of Latvia (5% of the funding).

Eligible applicants are associations and foundations established in Latvia that are non-profit voluntary organisations, established as a legal entity, having a non-commercial purpose, acting for the public good, independent of local, regional and central government, public entities, political parties and commercial organisations.

Objective of the NGO Activity Support Measure is to strengthen civil society in Latvia and support the activity of associations and foundations, building the institutional and human resources capacity of NGOs and providing financial support in order to ensure regular and long-term participation of NGOs in policy development, action policy initiatives and decision making processes. The total amount available through the call is 3 760 435 EUR. The deadline for submission of the 1st part of project applications is 28 January 2013 (post stamp), at 18:00 local time (hand-delivery).

Objective of the NGO Project Measure is to promote increase of welfare, strengthen democratic values and respect for human rights in Latvia, providing financial support to projects implemented by NGOs in two areas of support: social sector activities and development of cohesive society. The total amount available through the call is 3 299 782.60 EUR. The deadline for submission of micro project applications is 25 February 2013 (post stamp), at 18:00 local time (hand-delivery). The deadline for submission of the 1st part of medium and macro project applications is 11 February 2013 (post stamp), at 18:00 local time (hand-delivery).

Project applications can be submitted in one of the following ways:

  • in one paper copy with an enclosed electronic copy submitted by hand-delivery or by regular mail addressed to: Society Integration Foundation, Brīvības iela 40-39, Riga, Latvia, LV-1050;
  • in one electronic copy signed with an secure electronic signature and certified with a time-stamp submitted by e-mail addressed to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (project applications under the NGO Activity Support Measure), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (micro projects under the NGO Project Measure), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (medium and macro projects under the NGO Project Measure);
  • submitted online in the Electronic Project Management System of the Society Integration Foundation, access through website: www.sif.lv (available from 2 January 2013).

Guidelines for Applicants and project application forms are available on the website of Society Integration Foundation: www.sif.lv. For additional information please send an e-mail to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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