Civil Society

Civil Society

Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered

The Active Citizens Fund programme, funded by Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway forms part of the EEA Grants for the programming period 2014-2021.

The overall objective of Active Citizens Fund is the strengthening of civil society and active citizenship and the empowerment of vulnerable groups and it is based on the common values of respect of human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and the respect for human rights including rights of persons belonging to minorities.

In particular, Active Citizens Fund in Greece aims to achieve the following outcomes, through six open calls for project proposals:

  1. Vulnerable groups empowered
  2. Strengthened civil society watchdog and advocacy role
  3. Increased citizen participation in civic activities
  4. Increased support for human rights
  5. Gender equality promoted and gender-based violence combatted
  6. Platforms and networks among CSOs developed

Programme objectiveCivil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered
Programme areaCivil Society
Programme OperatorThe Financial Mechanism Office in accordance with Article 6.13 of the Regulation.
Fund OperatorBodossaki Foundation in partnership with SolidarityNow
Programme Grant€ 14,946,115

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pdf ACF Communication Overview Overview of the ACF's communication activities | February 2019--June 2020
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