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Deadline for Applications: 30.01.2024

Deadline for Questions: 15.12.2023

Geographic Coverage: Kosovo and Serbia

YIHR KS is thrilled to announce a Call for Proposals for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and youth through the Kosovo-Serbia Small Granting Scheme. We are ready to award 10 grants, each up to 5,000.00 EUR, to support cross-border initiatives led by CSOs. Our goal is to empower youth to contribute to genuine normalization through dialogue.

Objective: Foster relations and communication between youth from Kosovo and Serbia. Let’s make a difference together!

Results we aim to achieve:

Project ideas must fall under:

Types of Eligible Activities:

Eligible Entities: CSOs and local non-governmental organizations active in youth activism, reconciliation, and human rights are eligible to apply. Priority given to entities from border towns in Serbia and Kosovo.

Selection Criteria:

Lot 1: Cross-border cooperation in dealing with the past, transitional justice, peacebuilding, human rights, and inter-ethnic community cohesion and dialogue.

Lot 2: Counternarratives, oral history, storytelling, media literacy, fight against disinformation and propaganda, overcoming stereotypes, and prejudice.

Emphasis on young people as main beneficiaries.

Evaluation based on “best impact and value for money” criteria.

Financial Support: Up to 5,000 EUR depending on the proposal. Key criteria include strategic policy changes and the reach of the target audience. Target values will be set in the small grants’ applications by the applicants.

Timeline: Call for proposals open for two months, followed by up to two months of evaluation.

Submit your proposal and contribute to building bridges of understanding and collaboration among the youth of Kosovo and Serbia.

For comprehensive Call Guidelines and further details, click on the following links:

Call for proposals
Call guidelines
Document 1: Project Proposal
Document 2: Budget breakdown


*Funded by the European Union.

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