Donor: European Commission (EC) - International Partnerships
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: Belgium
Reference number: EuropeAid/180701/DD/ACT/NA
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 17.05.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: 350.000€
Total available budget: 2.300.000€
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 750.000€
Funding ratio: up to 95%


  • Capacity Building
  • Economic Development
  • Energy
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Food Security
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Social Inclusion

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

The global objective of this call for proposals is: To enhance CSO participation, free and independent engagement in the definition and implementation of the country’s development agenda with a special focus on sustainable, equitable and inclusive natural resources management within a transparent and accountable governance.

The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:

  • To strengthen CSO capacities in promoting evidence-based policy advocacy and participate in policy dialogue towards a well-governed, equitable and inclusive green growth, energy and the extractive industry with a special attention to equitable and sustainable management of natural resource (land, forests, marine resources, water, minerals etc) as well as to issues of transparency and accountability, governance, and the upholding of the highest environmental, social, human rights and labour standards.
  • To enhance the engagement of communities and the citizenry, particularly the youth, women and vulnerable and indigenous groups in the extractive sector and energy, particularly around the sustainable management of natural resources, enabling them to fully participate in decisions affecting their lives and their rights to sustainable livelihoods, taking advantage of opportunities and mitigating any environmental, social and governance risk.

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 civil society organisation 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 Namibia.

4) Budget

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is €2,300,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum €350,000 and maximum €750,000. Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the minimum (50%) and maximum (95%) percentage of total eligible costs of the action.

5) Application

The concept note together with the declaration by the lead applicant must be submitted online via PROSPECT. The deadline for the submission is 17 May 2024.

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