The EU-supported ‘COVID-19: Civil Society Resilience and Sustainability’ programme is launching a call in Armenia to support civil society organisations, independent activists, and the independent media to continue their work during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The programme is implemented by Human Rights House Yerevan jointly with the French non-profit organisation ‘Equal Rights and Independent Media’ (ERIM, formerly IREX Europe).
Small and medium-sized CSOs, independent activists, and independent media outlets affected by the pandemic, will receive grants to continue their work and organise it effectively.
The grants will be provided within 6 lots:
LOT 1 ․ Rapid response institutional assistance grants to CSOs: up to €21,000.
LOT 2․ Rapid response psychological and legal assistance: up to €2,000 to individuals and €5,000 per group.
LOT 3․ Digitalisation grants (equipment, new technologies, online resources, etc.): up to €8,000.
Lot 4․ Rapid response institutional assistance grants to media: up to €10,000 to regional media and €19,000 to national media.
Lot 5. Capacity building grants: up to €5,000 for short-term development projects and up to €12,000 for long-term mentoring component projects.
Lot 6. Media campaign grants to independent media and CSOs: up to €7,000.
The deadline for applications is 6 October.
Grant application forms and additional information on tenders in Armenian is available here.
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