Restricted Call for Proposals - Non-State Actors in development (NSA), In-country Interventions - Russia EuropeAid/133475/L/ACT/RU Closed!


The global objective of this call is to further strengthen and improve the governance, integrity, transparency and operating modalities of Russian NSAs in the modern society, enabling them to be effective agents in representing and advocating for their constituents.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

  • To ensure capacity building that contributes to the overall professionalization, managerial capacity, financial and administrative sustainability of NSAs in the Russian regions,
  • To build the capacity of NSAs with a view to strengthening their role in discussion, decision making, policy planning and service provision.
  • To foster sustainable partnerships and alliances among NSAs and Local Authorities, including other stakeholders in Russia, such as local/regional business, media, as well as NSAs from the EU.


Activities eligible under this Call for Proposals include:

  • Technical assistance, training, outreach and support to implement, promote or strengthen capacities for effective participation of NSAs in decision making on policies, service provision and participation for the themes specified for this Call;
  • Training in networking; fundraising, transparency;
  • Activities to promote participation in monitoring and implementation of agreements, treaties, rules and regulations made by Russian authorities on relevant topics;
  • Activities to reinforce and strengthen mechanisms for coordination, consultation, cooperation, dialogue and coordination between the authorities and NSAs on the themes specified for this Call;
  • Education and communication campaigns aimed at awareness raising;
  • Activities that facilitate contact, consultation, discussion and cooperation between different stakeholders;
  • Conferences, roundtables and other public awareness raising events;
  • Exchanges, internships, publications;
  • Support to community groups or initiatives;
  • Advocacy activities;
  • Dissemination of best practice.

European community funding

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

  • 0,97 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 16 November 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/133475/L/ACT/RU (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Public authorities (all)

Covered areas

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

  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for External Relations

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