Government of Azerbaijan invites International NGOs to apply for Grants


The Council on State Support to NGOs under the Auspices of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan has issued a call to provide funding to international NGOs in Europe and USA. The aim of this grants program is to establish a strong cooperation between the NGO Council and European and US based civil society organizations by advancing initiatives in their respective countries in different fields including strengthening peace and global security, combating xenophobia and racism and supporting citizen’s activism.

NGO Council will provide funding to support activities (including advocacy campaigns) falling under the below-given topics:

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  • Protections of fundamental human rights and freedoms
  • Combating against xenophobia, racism and islamophobia
  • Fostering peace and security and alleviation of negative consequences of regional conflicts (in the aspect of Azerbaijan-Armenian, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict)
  • Strengthening of intercultural dialogue as a base for successful partnership among the countries and civil society actors
  • Raising awareness of European and USA communities about Khojaly (26.02.1992) genocide as a tool for prevention globally similar tragedies in future

NGO Council plans to allocate funds for projects with duration up to 12 months. The allocated amount for any single granted project will not exceed AZN 100 000 (one hundred thousand) .

Eligible countries include: Eligible Countries

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Czech Republic
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Hungary
  7. Lithuania
  8. Norway
  9. Poland
  10. Russian Federation
  11. Switzerland
  12. 12. The Great Britain
  13. 13. Turkey
  14. 14. Ukraine
  15. USA

The deadline for submission a concept paper is July 01, 2013 (5p.m UTC +04.00 Baku time). For more information, visit this link.

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Comments

  1. Avatar YOGDAN SAMAJ SEVI SANTHA SAMITI says

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  2. Avatar Baluku M Joshua says

    I work for Rwenzururu Kingdom a cultural institution based in Rwenzori region- Western Uganda,i want to be linked to donors in the areas of peace building and conflict resolution,because our areas is having problems of tribal wrangles and yet human beings are supposed to co-exist for development and our communities are poor,behind in education and other essentials like water connection,electricity,road networks to mention.please i call upon individuals peace lovers and institution to come and work with us .thanks

    Baluku M Joshua
    PS- Rwenzururu Kingdom

  3. Avatar tinyefuza william says

    yedmaafrica (youth empowerment & development through modern agriculture, anon-profit organisation,empowering the youth through modern agriculture is looking for funders

  4. Can I get calls for non profit fundings for south africa

  5. Avatar Julie Ward says

    Is there any info or translation of link page in English? I work with a youth and community arts NGO in UK who have pioneered work like this in Ukraine, Serbia and other countries so very keen. I have met and worked with a young Azerbaijan leader but we need to read more in English to see if we can make a proposal.

  6. Avatar Lesius Iheanachor says

    I need link from funders ,