Submit Proposals for 2020 Visegrad Strategic Grants Program

The International Visegrad Fund is seeking proposals for its 2020 Strategic Grants Program to support project addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group.

Strategic Priorities
  • Returning to the roots: Projects focusing on emphasizing cooperation of all V4 members in the Visegrad region, also in the context of the 20. anniversary of the IVF’s establishment
  • Small things matter: Projects focusing on cooperation at the local level aiming to enhance already established contacts as well as developing new initiatives. Also projects enhancing the IVF’s visibility at the local level
  • 30 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain – civil society matters: Projects focusing on the importance of development and cooperation of civil societies within V4 and  the neighbouring regions EaP and WB6
  • Projects must develop meaningful cooperation and ensure active participation of organizations from all V4 countries
  • Maximum duration of projects is 36 months, minimum is 12 months
  • Grants cover up to 100% of project budget with 15% for overheads
  • Projects must clearly address one of the annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group
Eligibility Criteria
  • Consortium of organizations of which 3 or more are based in different Visegrad countries
  • All types of non-governmental, civil society organizations (CSOs); municipalities and local governments; schools, higher education institutions; research and scientific bodies and public institutions are eligible as lead partner (applicant) and partners in the consortia
  • Market actors, e.g. companies – especially innovation and startuprelated actors – with a legal entity are also eligible, but only if their Visegrad project is of nonprofit character
For more information, visit Visegrad Fund.


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