Deadline: 08 April, 2020

A central tenet of membership in the CIVICUS alliance is belonging to a global movement that stands in solidarity. In this spirit, the alliance launched the CIVICUS Solidarity Fund (CSF), a member-led and member-resourced granting mechanism.

Benefits

The Flexible Funding leg of the CSF provides funding:

  •  To address a specific problem or need for a particular community
  • To support cutting-edge work and innovative ideas  designed to assist or enhance the capacity of a targeted community to meet its needs.
  • For costs of legal action, media coverage, travel/participation support to mission-aligned events and enhancing safety/wellness of activists and their communities
  • To sustain the daily activities of individual advocacy work or an organisation’s work (including salary for personnel, office rent etc)

Eligibility

To apply for the Flexible Funding of the CSF, applicants must:

  • Be CIVICUS voting members or associate members
  • Submit proposals that demonstrate clear challenges and an actionable response to those challenges
  • Submit proposals that cleary strengthen civil society and civic space by promoting sustainable change
  • Submit proposals that benefit the broader community in an impactful or scalable way
  • Submit proposals that face difficulty being funded from other sources
  • Submit proposals that take an innovative approach or is a bold action
  • Submit proposals that include specific and clear activities on a reasonable timeline (proposed project unfolds over a maximum of 12 months)

To apply and for more information, click here.

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