Civil Society

Key facts

Programme Operator:
GrantXpert Consulting Limited
Programme ID:
CY-CIVILSOCIETYPDPs
Date of approval:
Total amount:
€1,308,500
EEA Grants fund:
€1,308,500
Programme areas:

Currently available funding

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Programme Summary

Objective

Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered

Programme summary

The Fund Operator is GrantXpert Consulting Limited. The programme shall support the objective “Civil society and active citizenship strengthened, and vulnerable groups empowered” through the two pre-defined projects ‘Home for Cooperation’ and ‘Centre of Visual Arts and Research’. The programme modalities are detailed further below and in section 4 of this Annex.

Programme Concerns

A fund operator tasked with re-granting funds to civil society organisations shall be selected through a public tender. The Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Fund Operator shall include country-specific provisions on the necessary experience with,and ties to, the NGO sector in Cyprus, as well as on the relevant legal and international obligations, such as the compatibility with the property rights of natural or legal persons, the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights.

Eligible applicants shall be set out in the programme implementation agreement to be concluded between the FMO and the Fund Operator. Any relevant reference in the respective provision of the programme implementation agreement to the Beneficiary State shall be considered as a reference to the Republic of Cyprus.

Bilateral Ambitions

Information on the projects funded by the EEA and Norway Grants is provided by the Programme and Fund Operators in the Beneficiary States, who are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of this information.