Call for proposals - Support to Enhancement, Sustainability and Development of an Active Civil Society - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia EuropeAid/133337/M/ACT/MK Closed!


The overall objective of the Call for Proposals is to promote an active civil society and to improve the environment conducive to development and sustainability of civil society organisations in the country as proactive social actors in the implementation of the EU Acquis.

The specific objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen the capacity of Civil Society in the fight against corruption and organised crime, in the protection of human rights, and the CSO management and networking, including joint implementation of community-based activities and social services, resource mobilisation, mobilising voluntary work, institutional cooperation between CSOs and between CSOs and the central and local government.


The specific themes to which the actions must correspond, should be in one of the following three priority areas (named lots):

  • Lot 1: Fight against corruption and organised crime
  • Lot 2: Strengthening CSOs' management and networking
  • Lot 3: Protection of human rights, with special focus on vulnerable people

Funds can be provided for the following types of activities within the framework of the eligible actions (the list of activities below is indicative and not exhaustive):

  • carrying out research and analysis,
  • convening and debating,
  • drafting strategic policy documents,
  • educating and capacity building,
  • awareness raising and campaigning,
  • exchanging know-how and applying best practices,
  • introducing innovative models and approaches,
  • monitoring public policies implementation,
  • networking and partnership building,
  • promoting citizens participation in creating and monitoring of public policies,
  • other actions in the context of the general purpose of the grant scheme.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 1,50 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 29 October 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/133337/M/ACT/MK (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enlargement

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