Donor: German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: ongoing

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 25.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Capacity Building
  • Human Rights
  • Social Inclusion

Project Locations

  1. Europe



1) Objective

In response to the security challenges and humanitarian crisis caused by Russia’s war against Ukraine, the German Marshall Fund of the United States and its Ukraine: Relief, Resilience, Recovery program is launching a new call for project proposals for civil society organizations and independent media from Ukraine.

Under this thematic area, priority will be given to proposals addressing the immediate needs of CSOs to enable them to resume their activities and continue offering support to their beneficiaries. The following indicative actions are eligible under this thematic area (non-exhaustive list):

  • Facilitating the development and support of organizations and their beneficiaries in the de-occupied territories, in particular facilitating the restoration of access to administrative and social services;
  • Support to organizations working on establishing communication and coordination with state and local self-government bodies for the reintegration of the de-occupied territories;
  • Support to organizations of internally displaced and local residents of the de-occupied territories, in particular with access to legal, social, and psychological services, etc. ;
  • Institutional support for reimbursement of salaries of the core team, rent of office space (temporary relocation or permanent office), utilities, and communication services;
  • Support for the implementation of formal and informal educational safety trainings, including on explosive remnants of war, in the de-occupied territories.

2) Eligibility

Projects should be initiated by CSOs and independent media legally registered in Ukraine, which are based or relocated to and working from Ukraine and neighboring countries. The involvement of additional local partners is encouraged, and welcomed. The proposals cannot cover costs related to food, construction/renovations, or clothing. The cost of expenses indicated in the budget for compensation of salaries to members of the organization’s team should not exceed 40 percent of the total budget.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Ukraine.

4) Budget

The maximum funding amount is $25,000; duration is 3–12 months.

5) Application

Proposals will be received and evaluated on an ongoing basis. Project proposals must be sent to Ukraine3R@gmfus.org Please note the number of the priority area and short project name in the subject line of the email.

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