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NGO Programmes

Dynamic civil societies are a cornerstone in healthy, stable democracies. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play a key role in mobilising citizens, promoting democratic values and tackling key concerns in society.

Support to civil society is one of the key priorities of the EEA and Norway Grants, with NGO Programmes established in all 15 beneficiary countries. The programmes aim to strengthen the development of civil society and enhance its contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development. 

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For applicants

Funding is available for non-governmental organisations registered in the 15 beneficiary countries. Eligible applicants may also include foundations, social enterprises, and faith-based organisations. Specific eligibility criteria and rules for applying are defined in each call for proposals.

For partners

Strengthening bilateral relations between NGOs in the donor and beneficiary countries is important: partnerships between entities in the donor and beneficiary countries are encouraged in both NGO programmes and projects.

The Norwegian Helsinki Committee facilitates contact and cooperation between NGOs in the 15 beneficiary countries and Norway.

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I LOVE PANDA!

03.04.2014

“We believe that happy people don’t spread hate and happy people don’t ignore hate when they see it”, says Neringa Jurčiukonytė, Director of NISI.