First ACF Call for Proposals in Numbers

First ACF Call for Proposals in Numbers

In the first thematic call for proposals within the Active Citizens Fund – Regional a total of 716 grant applications were submitted, including 345 for large grants and 371 for small grants.

All received grant applications were sent for administrative and eligibility check, the results of which will be published on June 11th, 2021. The results of the content-related evaluation of grant applications will be announced by September 30th, 2021.

There were three areas of support under which proposals could be submitted:

  1. Human rights protection (104 grant applications submitted, including 45 for large grants and 39 for small grants);
  2. Promoting social diversity and preventing exclusion (302 grant applications submitted, including 151 for large grants and 151 for small grants);
  3. Building democratic culture and civic engagement at local level (310 grant applications submitted, including 149 for large grants and 161 for small grants).

 
All applicants were also able to apply for additional funding for capacity-building activities under the fourth area of support (Supporting the development of civic sector). 

Applicants included organisations based in all voivodships of Poland:

  • Lower Silesian Voivodship – 79 applications (41 for large grants, 38 – for small ones);
  • Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship – 30 applications (12 for large grants, 18 – for small ones);
  • Lublin Voivodship – 43 applications (21 for large grants, 22 – for small ones);
  • Lubusz Voivodship – 18 applications (7 for large grants, 11 – for small ones);
  • Łódź Voivodship – 30 applications (11 for large grants, 19 – for small ones);
  • Lesser Poland Voivodship – 74 applications (43 for large grants, 31 – for small ones);
  • Masovian Voivodship – 124 applications (64 for large grants, 60 – for small ones);
  • Opole Voivodship – 22 applications (11 for large grants, 11 – for small ones);
  • Subcarpathian Voivodship – 24 applications (5 for large grants, 19 – for small ones);
  • Podlaskie Voivodship – 25 applications (18 for large grants, 7 – for small ones);
  • Pomeranian Voivodship – 38 applications (18 for large grants, 20 – for small ones);
  • Silesian Voivodship – 68 applications (27 for large grants, 41 – for small ones);
  • Świętokrzyskie Voivodship – 20 applications (11 for large grants, 9 – for small ones);
  • Warmian-Masurian Voivodship – 38 applications (24 for large grants, 14 – for small ones);
  • Greater Poland Voivodship – 52 applications (19 for large grants, 33 – for small ones);
  • West Pomeranian Voivodship – 31 applications (13 for large grants, 18 – for small ones).

 
The call for proposals also created opportunities to establish (or develop) many partnerships with entities from Poland and abroad:

  • 250 organisation submitted applications in partnership with other entities from Poland
  • 64 organisations submitted applications in partnership with entities from the Donor States;
  • 21 organisations submitted applications in partnership with entities from other Beneficiary States (other than Poland);
  • 10 organisations submitted applications in partnership with entities from neighbouring countries (Belarus and Ukraine);
  • 4 organisations submitted applications in partnership with international organisations.

 
In the autumn 2021 we will announce another call for proposals – an ongoing call for special focus projects, and at the beginning of 2022 – the second thematic call for proposals. 

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