#StandWithUkraine: ad-hoc support for Ukrainian civil society organisations and activists

Sector: Other
Type: Other
Location: Ukraine
Deadline: Finished
Organiser: Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility

This is an opportunity for civil society organisations and activists to get up to EUR 20,000 in order to strengthen cooperation and networks.

Create a hotline for Ukrainian refugees, gather a database of shelter contacts, help collect evidence of human rights violations and war crimes, or launch another project to support Ukraine. Examples of types of activities and costs which are eligible under the ad-hoc support in the guidelines for Ukrainian applicants. You will have four months to implement the idea in Ukraine, the EU, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia or Moldova.

The programme is funded by the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Foundation. This is one of thousands of EU opportunities for Ukraine.

More about the project

What do I get?

You can get a one-time support of up to EUR 20,000 to pay for activities, travel expenses, communication costs, bank transfer charges, consular fees, and insurance fee. You can also spend money to cover accounting services, office or shared space rent, and legal services to open accounts, but these cannot exceed 10% of the total budget. 

Note that the project does not cover neither fees or any payment to the applicant or supervisor, nor costs for purchasing equipment including weapons or any other military equipment. Get prior approval from the European Commission, if you want to buy equipment for personal safety measures or emergency needs of the locals.

Can I apply?

This competition is for you if: 

  • You have Ukrainian citizenship
  • You are above 18 years old
  • You work for Ukrainian civil society organisation or have proven experience of working in this field
  • You have a strong desire to implement a project for Ukrainian civil society
What do I need to apply?
Application form completed in Ukrainian or English. You will need to tell about your project, actions needed for its implementation, expected result, and team. Do not forget to include a budget of the project and contact details of two people ready to prove eligibility of given information.
How do I apply?

You can choose the best way for you:

Applications are being processed on a rolling basis. The results will be communicated within seven days from the date of receipt.

Good to know
  • If you get a negative answer, the organisers can justify their decision and provide recommendations. You can make changes and submit a new application.
  • If your application is successful, the team will contact you to discuss further details, and to finalise a project plan and budget, as well as to check compliance requirements. These details will be included in future grant agreement.

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