Application process exclusively through the online platform www.finantaripublice.fdsc.ro.
The objective of this Call is is to develop NGOs’ capacity on fundraising.
The Call is launched under the Programme Outcome 4 - Enhanced capacity and sustainability of civil society (organisations and the sector) and covers two areas of concern of the Active Citizens Fund in Romania, respectively “Strengthening the capacity and sustainability of the civil society sector” and “Improve outreach to under served geographic areas and target groups”.
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.
There are supported projects aiming to enhance NGOs financial sustainability by improving fundraising skills and tactics, and/or supporting the development and the implementation of fundraising strategies and campaigns.
The Call addresses both smaller, less experienced NGOs and well-developed NGOs. Two main types of interventions are supported:
- Projects focusing on development of individual NGOs financial sustainability  implemented by CSOs that want to develop their fundraising and donor care skills and to learn more about financial sustainability and/or to develop and implement fundraising strategies and campaigns in order to diversify their funding sources;
- Projects focusing on assisting cohorts/groups of other NGOs to develop their financial sustainability, implemented by well-developed NGOs with significant experience in fundraising and financial sustainability related topics, that are capable to transfer their knowledge to smaller and/or less experienced NGOs and to assist them in their fundraising activities.
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).