The objective of this Call is to increase the level of civic and human rights education and involvement of citizens.
The Call is launched under the Programme Outcome 1 Strengthened democratic culture and civic awareness and covers two areas of support of the Active Citizens Fund in Romania, „Democracy, active citizenship, good governance and transparency” and „Environment and climate change”.
Eligible applicants are exclusively legally established Romanian non-governmental and non-profit organizations (NGOs).
Project grant rate can be up to 100% of the total eligible costs of the project.
Eligible projects cover integrated measures to increase citizens’ education on civic and human rights and to actively support them in exercising/ enforcing their rights. Moreover, they will address together civic and human rights in educational programmes to maximize understanding and applicability of knowledge acquired.
Media literacy initiatives are strongly encouraged, especially if they support young citizens to develop critical thinking and to be responsible news producers/consumers.
There are also strongly encouraged partnerships with other NGOs active in the same or in other complementary fields of activity, as well as with other stakeholders.
Using innovative ways that can foster the engagement and empower the communities is also encouraged.
It is indispensable to read the Guidelines for Applicants which contains specific information for the preparation of applications and the rules for this Call (including eligibility of applicants, partners, projects).