[Grassroots-l] European funding possibility
echerlin at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 02:19:31 EST 2009
I invite Europe-based groups working with OLPC to consider this
possibility for funding projects and meetings.
On Thu, 2009-12-03 at 10:17 +0200, Minna Tarkka wrote:
> one possible funding source is this:
> Active civil society in Europe / Support for projects initiated by
> civil society organisations
> i have looked at it previously and they've tried to make it
> "ngo-friendly" in terms of application. money is not big - 10-55 K€,
> but certainly enough for supporting network activities for a year.
> applicants should be non-governmental/civil society organisations and
> there should be partners from at least 2 eu countries.
> next deadline is Feb 15 which is doable.
> The aim of this measure is to support concrete projects initiated by
> civil society
> organisations belonging to different participating countries. The
> implementation of
> activities with a strong European dimension will enable civil society
> organisations to
> enhance their capacities and reach wider audiences. Direct cooperation
> among civil
> society organisations established in different Member States will
> contribute to foster
> mutual understanding on different cultures and to identify common
> values. While this
> may be in the form of single projects, a longer-term approach will
> also ensure a more
> sustainable impact and the development of networks and synergies.
> Project should have one of the following forms, either
> ‘Event projects’, that consist mainly of conferences; seminars;
> colloquia; workshops,
> debates; hearings; meetings; training activities; socio-cultural
> ‘Production and realisation’ projects, that consist mainly of
> publications; websites;
> TV/radio broadcasts; production of audio-visual material; opinion
> polls; studies;
> analysis; production of education and training materials; application
> of new
> information technologies.
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