Call for concept papers: National and local grants, Belarus

Announcement date: January 24, 2013 
Concept paper submission deadline: February 28, 2013, 17:00

The REC is offering national and local grants under the SECTOR project to strengthen the capacity and role of CSOs in society. The grants are available to CSOs to promote environmental protection and sustainable development in Belarus. The selection processes for national grants and local grants will run in parallel from January 2013 to July 2013.

Applications are currently invited for:

  • national grants of between EUR 15,000 and EUR 25,000; and
  • local grants of between EUR 5,000 and EUR 10,000.

The overall budget for the two grant schemes is EUR 305,000: the budget for national grants is EUR 185,000; and for local grants EUR 120,000.

CSOs are invited to apply for both national and local grants simultaneously by submitting several concept papers. A minimum of two CSOs are required to cooperate in each project under the national grants scheme. The local grants scheme is open to individual grant applicants, although networking is also recommended.

If you are interested in participating in the programme, please read through the call and submit your application by February 28, 2013, 17:00 to

For further information, please contact:

Ms. Yulia Yablonskaya
Belarus Grants Manager
Tel: +375 29 208 94 78

Ms. Raisa Gerasina
SECTOR Grants Manager
Tel: (36-26) 504-000          

Belarus Grants Announcement (EnglishRussian)
(PDF document, 5350kb) 
Concept Paper Application Form (EnglishRussian)
(WORD document, 206kb) 
Cooperating Partner Information Form (EnglishRussian)
(WORD document, 193kb)

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