Sectors: Local development, Social Affairs
Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations
Regions: European Union, Mediterranean countries
Category: Call for proposals
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Mediterranean countries : Egypt
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Responsible: European Commission
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This Call for Proposals falls under Component 3 of the SPRING programme. The global objective of this component is to select a number of projects implemented by civil society organizations that will achieve tangible socio-economic improvements in rural and marginalised communities through area-based development initiatives
Priorities and funded actions:
-support 3 to 8 projects managed by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) active in the socio-economic field
-sub-grant funds by CSOs to grassroots organisations to implement micro-projects
-grassroot-level impact: The projects must achieve tangible socio-economic improvements in communities most in need
-participation: the micro-projects must be identified at local level in a participatory way
-capacity-building: the micro-projects scheme must build, in a structured and measurable way, the capacities of the grassroots organisations
Among financed actions
-small-scale public works
-support to microbusiness, business development services