Donor: European Commission (EC) - International Partnerships (IP)
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Belgium
Reference number: EuropeAid/181361/DD/ACT
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 27.08.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: 300.000€
Total available budget: 1.500.000€
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 750.000€
Funding ratio: up to 95%


  • Capacity Building
  • Children & Youth
  • Economic Development
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • Social Inclusion

Project Locations

  1. Africa

      Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles


1) Objective

The global objective of this call is to empower civil society to play a stronger role in regional dialogues, policies and initiatives, through setting up or reinforcing existing networks and alliances at regional level in the South Western Indian Ocean (focusing mainly on Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles). The specific objectives are to develop their joint capacity to:
o Become recognised stakeholders in regional dialogues with public authorities, the private sector, international organizations etc, facilitating citizen participation in governance processes to promote transparency, inclusivity and accountability in one or more of the four priority areas mentioned hereunder;
o Strengthen the impact of their actions in one or more of the priority areas of mentioned hereunder, by developing multi-country or regional synergies, through networks and alliances.

The four priority areas to be targeted in the region are:

  • Addressing the vulnerabilities of children, youth, and women;
  • Promoting democratic governance;
  • Advancing inclusive green growth and sustainable development;
  • Strengthening entrepreneurship for economic empowerment of disadvantaged groups

2) Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must: (1) be a legal person and (2) be non-profit-making and (3) be a specific type of organisation such as: association, a federation, a foundation, a cooperative, a trade union, a media organization, NGO and (4) be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the co-applicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.

3) Location

Actions must take place in at least 3 of the main eligible countries for this Call for Proposal (Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros and Seychelles).

4) Budget

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is €1,500,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum €300,000 and maximum €750,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum (75%) and maximum (95%) percentage of total eligible costs of the action.

5) Application

The full application  together with the declaration by the lead applicant must be submitted online via PROSPECT. The deadline for the submission is 27 August 2024.

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