ALDA starts mini grant program in Belarus and calls for international partners:
“Sustainability and partnership between Non-State Actors and Local Authorities”
ALDA and the project partners are now officially starting the TANDEM II project. The project starts with a call for application for mini grants and partnership projects for promoting sustainable development in Belarus. The mini grants are open for Belarusian NGOs, initiative groups and local authorities
The deadline for applications is 31 July 2013.
The call is divided in two lots:
Lot A: Grants will be given to around four partnership projects. The projects should focus on sustainable development and involve cooperation with Local Authorities.
The participation of local authorities in the project is required. Partnership projects will be supported with 6.000 – 9.000 Euro. Links with an international partner will also be established to support the partnership projects. The experience of the international partner will correspond to the subject of the partnership project. The international partner will be determined by the Steering Committee of the TANDEM II project.
Lot B: Grants will be given to around 11 to civic initiatives developed by community groups or civil society organizations that propose projects to ensure sustainable development in cooperation with local authorities at the local level. Civic initiatives can be supported from 3.000 – 5.000 Euros.
Who can apply :
1.noncommercial organizations of Belarus which are acting at the local level;
2. initiative groups of citizens;
3. local authorities.
Eligible activities that can be supported under this call:
o exchange events;
o small training events;
o small networking building activities;
o information campaigns;
o awareness raising activities;
o exchange of good practices (e.g. visits, meetings, etc.)
o thematic seminars, workshops, conferences;
o youth activities in the field of development;
o working camps and other voluntary activities;
o publications of manuals, leaflets, audiovisual material;
o surveys and research that contribute to tackle the issue of development from a local perspective.
For more information and guide for applicants click here.