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ACF news

Active Citizens Fund expands its team
On August 12, 2020 nine members of the project selection committees joined the implementation team of the ACF. The ACF will have three project selection committees – for Action projects, Capacity projects, Strategic and Campaign projects. Read more
Strategic projects: 93 applications received in the first call for Strategic projects
On 29 July 2020, the first open call for Strategic Projects of the Active Citizens Fund (AIF) was completed with a total of 93* project applications - 75 in the programme “Democracy Culture” and 18 in the programme “Human Rights”. Read more
The ACF announces call for Action projects
From June 19, 2020 onwards civil society organizations in Latvia can submit project proposals for the Action project call announced by the Active Citizen Fund (ACF) to implement urgent and actual advocacy and civic activities, especially in the situations of crisis. The maximum duration of project is 12 months, and one project can receive a grant up to 10 000 EUR. Read more
The ACF announces the first call for proposals for multiple-year projects
Since May 29, 2020 all civil society organizations in Latvia can submit project proposals for the first Strategic project call announced by the Active Citizen Fund. The deadline for submission is July 29, 2020 (2 p.m). Civil society organizations are invited to submit long-term projects in the area of democracy culture and human rights. Any active organization working in the area and having a long-term vision how to enhance democracy culture and human rights is entitled to participate in this call. Read more
Find the partner for your future project!
Are you an organization from Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway looking for a project partner from Latvia? Use the opportunity to participate in an online matchmaking event! Fill in an online application form and meet your future project partners. The online matchmaking event will take place on the 15th of May on the ZOOM platform. Read more
We launch the Active Citizens Fund Latvia!
The launch event of the Active Citizens Fund and the presentation seminar of the first project calls will take place during the Democracy Week on May 8 at 13:00 - 15:30 online on the website! Read more
A union of 13 funds goes towards a stronger civil society
Almost 200 million euros allocated for strengthening civil society. Such support from the EEA/Norway Financial Mechanisms demonstrates the importance of civil society in the processes of democracy, human rights and social cohesion throughout Europe. It's being implemented by 13 funds in European countries within the framework of the Active Citizens Fund (ACF). One of these is the Latvian Active Citizens Fund, which joined the ACF family 3 months ago. Read more
ACF's work continues as planned: first calls for proposals are being prepared
Although the launch of the Active Citizens Fund (ACF) on 24 March was postponed due to the coronavirus COVID-19, work on the fund's first calls for proposals has not stopped. The first calls were and are still scheduled for the second quarter of 2020. Read more
For health safety reasons, the Active Citizens Fund's Launch event is postponed
Given the worldwide spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 and the associated health security measures, the NGO Consortium managing the Active Citizens Fund (ACF) has decided to postpone the ACF launch event previously planned for March 24. Read more
Invitation to participate in a matchmaking event
In order to facilitate the search for potential partners, The Active Citizens Fund (ACF) Operator in Latvia is hosting a matchmaking event that will take place on 24th March 2020 in Riga, Latvia and would like to invite Donor countries’ (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) organizations to participate in this event. The event is organized in the frame of the ACF bilateral cooperation initiatives. Read more



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