Civil society organisations seeking funding for projects that advance and support democracy can now apply to the United Nation???s Democracy Fund (UNDEF) for assistance.
The tenth round of UNDEF provides grants of US $100,000 up to US $300,000 per project, and organisations may apply for support for areas such as Community Activism; Rule of Law and Human Rights; Women???s Empowerment; Youth Engagement; Strengthening Civil Society Capacity for Interaction with Government; Media and Freedom of Information; and Tools for Knowledge.
Project proposals must be submitted online by Thursday, December 31, at UNDEF???s website: www.un.org/democracyfund. Interested organisations should visit www.un.org/democracyfund/application-materials, for further information and guidelines.