Launching Fighting inequalities poverty and exclusion Subcomponent within the second Round of the NGO Fund

August 12, 2014

Civil Society Development Foundation is publishing the Guidelines and specific annexes for Fighting inequalities poverty and exclusion Subcomponent from SOCIAL JUSTICE Component, within the second Round  of the NGO Fund, part of the EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014, funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.


The general objective of the SOCIAL JUSTICE Component is to contribute to combating social exclusion and reducing disparities within society and between various groups of society.


Component 2 - SOCIAL JUSTICE has two Subcomponents:

Subcomponent 2.1. Rural interethnic communities development (for which  a separate Application Guide will be launched)

Subcomponent 2.2. Fighting inequalities poverty and exclusion, which is the subject of this Call for Applications.


The specific objective of Sub-Component Fighting social inequalities, poverty and exclusion is to generate systemic changes for combating social inequalities, more specifically to propose measures to combat poverty and address causes of social exclusion, leading to a more socially just environment and decisions vital to achieve social justice.


The total allocation for this Subcomponent under the first round of Call for proposals is 649.635 Euro.


Grants are dedicated to NGOs. More information about eligibility conditions for the applicant and partners can be found in the Guidelines for applicants.

An applicant organisation may submit a maximum number of 2 project proposals under the second round, out of which only 1 proposal for Large grants. Organisations that contracted and/or are in the precontracting phase with 2 or more projects under the first round (cumulative on all Components) may submit maximum 1 project proposal under the second round.


Deadline for submitting the applications is 13th of October 2014.


Questions related to this Call for Proposals may be addressed by potential applicants by e-mail, phone or by fax no later than 6th of October 2014  (including) to: Ileana Hargalas – Senior Grants Officer, e-mail: socialjustice@fdsc.ro;  telefon: 021 310 01 81; fax: 021 310 01 80.

Answers will be given no later than 8th of October and questions that may be relevant to other applicants, together with the answers, will be published on the Programme website www.fondong.fdsc.ro.

The documents can be downloaded HERE:

Documents are available only in Romanian. Short summary in English is available under the Components section of the website.