NGO Programme 2014-2021 - Active Citizens Fund
Total allocation to Bulgaria: €210.1 million
Allocation to NGO Programme - Active Citizens Fund: €15.50 million
More information on the fund in the 2014-2021 period to become available on an ongoing basis.
See the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 fact sheet for Bulgaria.
NGO Programme 2009-2014 Total allocation to Bulgaria: €126.6 million
Allocation to NGO Programme: €11.8 million
There will be continued significant support for the civil society sector in Bulgaria. An NGO Programme worth €11.8 million will aim to strengthen civil society and enhance its contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development. This programme will focus on issues such as social inclusion and anti-discrimination, as well as promoting active citizenship, good governance and transparency.
Funds have been earmarked to provide flexible and accessible funding to eligible NGOs, with the aim to foster an enabling environment for the sector, strengthen its capacity and enhance its contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development. At least 10 % of the total allocation to the programme will be allocated to children and youth driven organisations and/or activities targeting children and youth.
In the current period, there will be three open calls for proposals for eligible NGOs in the following four priority areas: