About the Programme
Our objective is to strengthen the sustainability of civil society organisations in Poland and foster civil society with diversity, equal treatment and dialogue at its core
Our support will be primarily directed at smaller organisations, engaging in local activities outside major urban centres.
Human rights protection
Promoting social diversity and preventing exclusion
Building democratic culture and civic engagement at local level
Supporting the development of civic sector
The official launch of the Programme is planned for February 2021 and the first call for proposals will be announced on March 17th, 2021. During the entire four-year Programme we intend to finance app. 400 projects, train hundreds of civil society activists and provide support in initiating international cooperation.
The Active Citizens Fund – Regional Programme is implemented by a consortium of 3 organisations: Jerzy Regulski Foundation in Support of Local Democracy (leader), Education for Democracy Foundation and Information Society Development Foundation. Its budget is 26 million euros.
Active Citizens Fund – Regional is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants.