01 Dec 2015

Rapport om sivilsamfunnet i Spania

Den spanske programoperatøren for NGO-programmet har nylig avholdt et seminar i Madrid, i anledning lanseringen av en studie om sivilsektoren i landet.

04 May 2015

Forum on social innovation in Spain. Grants for Norwegian organizations

On 21st and 22nd of September 2015 Valencia will be the host of The Second International Forum for Social Innovation: a unique event to share trends about social innovation- a space for learning and inspiring a community growth of people who are passionate about solving social challenges in a different way.

02 Nov 2014

Empowering citizens to meet new social challenges

Spain was severely hit by the financial crisis. Baralkaldo, a city just outside of Bilbao in Northern Spain, used to have a lot of industry but is now suffering from decline. The Spanish organisation Fundación de Trabajadores de la Siderurgia Integral, the local city council and the Norwegian organisation the Idea's Bank are now promoting volunteering as a way of reducing the effects of welfare cuts and unemployment through a joint project.

07 May 2014

Support for active citizenship in Spain

A call for project proposals under the Spanish NGO Programme was launched last year. The call for proposal was very welcomed by the Spanish civil society, with a very high number of applications. 

After the closure of the call, 236 applications were submitted for a total requested amount of almost € 27 million. The budget available for this call was €3.715.000. Despite the high quality of many applications, it was only possible to fund 16% of the applications. 


08 Sep 2013

Spain: Call for proposals in the Active Citizenship programme

NGOs in Spain can now apply for funding from the Active Citizenship programme. The priorities include active citizenship, involvement of NGOs in policy and decision making processes with local, regional and national governments, cross sectorial partnership and networks and coalitions of NGOs. The deadline for submitting applications is November 6, 2013.