Turkey’s EU Ministry to provide 3 million euros to civil society organizations
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The Ministry for European Union Affairs will provide funding worth 3 million euros ($3.7 million) to civil society organizations (CSOs) in the 2019-20 period, the ministry said in a statement on March 20.
The statement said that in order to strengthen the institutional capacity of CSOs, the “second phase of the Civil Society Support Program (CSSP) is envisaged to be implemented between 2019 and 2020.”
“The CSSP is aiming to support projects for increasing the administrative and financial sustainability, communication and advocacy skills of CSOs with a total budget of 3 million euros,” it added.
For projects, the minimum and maximum amount to be awarded are 60,000 euros and 150,000 euros respectively, the ministry stated.
It directed the CSOs to submit proposals of their projects to Central Finance and Contracts Unit until May 8, 2018 by 5.00 p.m. local time (1400GMT).