2nd Cycle of Small Grants for Nonprofits in Kosovo
Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Kosovo (YIHR KS) has the pleasure to announce the 2nd cycle for non – governmental organizations to submit applications for the Small Grants Scheme within the Kosovo Dialogue Activity project supported by the USAID Kosovo.
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The program aims to empower young people in Kosovo to actively participate in the dealing with the past and reconciliation processes by encouraging inter-ethnic communication, interaction and cooperation, addressing common interests, building confidence and promoting mutual understanding and positive attitudes.
Kosovo Youth Dialogue aims to enhance understanding, trust, empathy and respect between Kosovo – Albanians and Kosovo – Serbs by providing opportunities for communication and cooperation. As part of the program, YIHR KS will implement the Small Grants Scheme.
The goal of this scheme is to financially support NGOs that work with different ethnic groups in supporting the reconciliation process in Kosovo.
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Specifically through this scheme YIHR KS aims to:
Enhance cooperation and communication between young people from different ethnic backgrounds, with a focus on relations between the Kosovo – Albanians and Kosovo – Serbs;
Increase capacities of young people in Kosovo to participate in the process of transitional justice and dealing with the past;
Support and promote grass-roots initiatives in Kosovo for dealing with the past;
Support local non – profit organizations to become active agents in the process of dealing with the past, reconciliation and transitional justice in Kosovo.
YIHR KS will distribute three (3) grants of 10.000$ to non – profit organizations that work jointly towards enhancing cooperation and communication between youth from different backgrounds in Kosovo, with a particular focus on youth from the Albanian and Serbian communities by breaking stereotypes and challenging dominant narratives of the past.
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Lead applicant (including all co – applicants) must be a registered organization/entity in Kosovo;
Lead applicants (including all co – applicants) must be a non-governmental organization operating for at least two years, with experience in working with youth from different backgrounds in Kosovo.
All applicants should have an Unique entity identifier from Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS number): SAM Webform : Home
In order to apply, organizations must fulfill the following criteria
Valid organizational registration, as a legal entity in Kosovo, with the Department of Registration and Liaison of NGOs within the Kosovo Ministry of Public Administration;
Organizations are not debarred in the System for Award Management (SAM) System for Award Management, and they have financial and technical capability to perform and manage USG funds;
Plan and implement activities in accordance with their own organizational strategy;
Undertake activities that contribute to the implementation of the YIHR KS’s program goal;
Reach grassroots and/or vulnerable persons and groups, specifically ethnic minorities;
Partnerships with one or more NGOs.
For more information, visit https://yihr-ks.org/open-call-small-grants-for-ngos-2/