Donor: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Georgia
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Netherlands
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 05.12.2022

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: -
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Capacity Building
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • Religion & Faith
  • Social Inclusion

Project Locations

  1. Europe



1) Objective

The Embassy of the Netherlands in Georgia is pleased to announce a call for concept notes 2023 for Georgian civil society organisations under two instruments: MATRA programme and Human Rights Fund. MATRA is a Dutch abbreviation and stands for “societal transformation”. The objective of the MATRA fund is to contribute to sustainable societal transformation by supporting reforms in the areas of rule of law, good governance and democracy. Focus of MATRA in Georgia is implementation of the Association Agreement between Georgia and the EU.

Promoting and protecting human rights worldwide is a priority in the foreign policy of the Netherlands. The Dutch human rights policy focuses on six human rights priorities. These are:

  • Freedom of expression, press freedom, freedom of internet;
  • Freedom of religion or belief (FoRB), including freedom not to believe;
  • Equal rights for LGBTQI persons;
  • Support for human rights defenders and space for civil society;
  • Equal rights for women and girls;
  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights

2) Eligibility

This call is open to independent, non-partisan Georgian civil society organisations, which are registered and based in Georgia.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Georgia.

4) Budget

Projects can have a proposed start date any time between 1 April 2023 and 1 December 2023. However, applicants must take into account that it may take up to several months for winning projects to have the contribution formally approved. Budget requested from the Embassy of the Netherlands for the project can be between GEL 50,000 and GEL 250,000.

5) Application

An organisation submits a concept note using the enclosed form by 5 December 2022,18:00 Geo time to TBI-projects@minbuza.nl.

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