The ACF announces call for Action projects

From June 19, 2020 onwards civil society organizations in Latvia can submit project proposals for the Action project call announced by the Active Citizen Fund (ACF) to implement urgent and actual advocacy and civic activities, especially in the situations of crisis. The maximum duration of project is 12 months, and one project can receive a grant up to 10 000 EUR.

Project applications can be submitted continuously till February 28, 2023 or while funding is still available. Project applications should be submitted via online application .

Activities supported under this call should be focused on active reaction and involvement of civil society organisations to tackle current and urgent issues that require immediate action (advocacy, civic activities that need to be implemented within a year) and that could not have been foreseen before. The project activities must comply with the aims, outcomes and indicators of program of “Democracy culture”.

Co-funding is not compulsory, though it can be included in the project both in the form of financial contribution and volunteer work. These changes have been introduced by the EEA/Norway Financial Mechanisms in order to support Latvian civil society during the crises caused by the virus of Covid-19.

The guidelines for the Action project call in Latvian, Russian and English. The project application must be prepared and submitted only in Latvian.

The project applicant can be any organisation or association complying with the conditions of this project call. Each organization can submit and implement an unlimited number of projects, however one organization cannot implement more than one action project at the same time.