Through advocacy, the Estonian Chamber of Disabled People and their partners will improve the accessability and usability of buildings in Estonia.
The NGO Programme in Estonia focuses on three challenges in civil society: The role of NGOs in fostering democratic values, the advocacy and watchdog role of civil society organisations and capacity building of NGOs.
Next open calls for projects under the EEA Grants NGO Fund in Estonia will be announced in September, 2013. Estonian NGOs which are planning a cooperation project with entities from Norway, Island or Liechtenstein, may apply for seed-money provided for supporting bilateral partnerships. Applications should be submitted by May 27, 2013.
In a press release, Open Estonia Foundation declares the first open calls of NGO Fund a success, with 36 projects to start in March. The projects include anti-discrimination work, refugee advocacy, programs for youth participation in democratic politics and community-friendly town development. The next open calls from the NGO Fund in Estonia will be announced in September this year.