Call for proposals for capacity building for humanitarian aid of hosting organisations VOLUNTARY Closed!


The objective of this call is to strengthen the capacities of sending and hosting organisations intending to participate in the EU Aid Volunteers initiative and to ensure compliance with the standards and procedures regarding candidate volunteers and EU Aid Volunteers.


The capacities of up to 100 sending and hosting organisations are strengthened in the fields of
  • Disaster risk management, preparedness and response as well as linking relief, rehabilitation and development;
  • Volunteer management according to the standards and procedures for the management of the candidate volunteers and the EU Aid Volunteers;
  • Strengthening local volunteering in third countries;
  • Capacities to undergo certification including administrative capacity;
  • Tools and methods of needs assessment at a local level;
  • Building partnerships with a view to develop joint projects in the context of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative.
  • Communicating the European Union’s humanitarian aid principles agreed in the European Consensus on Humanitarian Aid and raise awareness levels and visibility of its humanitarian aid.


European community funding

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

  • 6,95 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 01 April 2015 - 6 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Capacity Building for humanitarian aid of hosting organisations (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

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

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO)

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