Global Challenges Local Solutions – European Grant Competition 2020 for SDG-related projects (up to 15.000$)

Global Challenges Local Solutions – European Grant Competition 2020 for SDG-related projects (up to 15.000$)

Deadline: July 20, 2020

The Global Challenges Local Solutions Grant Competition is now open – submit your SDG-related project proposal and have a chance to receive up to 15.000$ grant!

Global Challenges Local Solutions grantmaking program supports European Community Foundations and associations, implementing SDG-related projects on the local level. The Fund was set to provide grassroots organizations across Europe with additional resources that can improve local initiatives.

Benefits

Project grant – up to 15.000$

Eligibility

  • Applications to the Competition may be submitted only by community foundations, registered and operating in Europe.
  • Only foundations and associations are eligible to apply for the grant.
  • Projects submitted to the Competition should address directly the Sustainable Development Goals on the local level.
  • All applicants must submit project proposals, using an application form on our website.

Projects submitted to the Competition should address directly the Sustainable Development Goals on the local level. They should demonstrate a clear connection to the SDGs in one of the following ways:

  • producing tangible contribution toward specific SDG and SDG targets,
  • implementing SDG-related learning and capacity-building activities in the community,
  • a combination of the above

Selection Criteria

During the assessment, the Grant Committee will take into consideration the following criteria:

  • Adequacy of the planned activities to the local community’s needs defined in the project,
  • Feasibility of the project and effectiveness,
  • Rationality of the planned activities;
  • Scale of engaging local community members into the project;
  • Durability, as a chance to continue the project;
  • Replicability of the proposed solution and the possibility of its implementation by the other local organizations.

Application

  • All applicants must submit project proposals, using an application form on our website.
  • The Program requires a mandatory co-funding, the Applicant has to possess additional financial input: 25% of the awarded grant while applying.
  • Applications to the Competition may be submitted only by community foundations, registered and operating in Europe.
  • Only foundations and associations are eligible to apply for the grant.
  • They do not charge any kind of fee to apply for this opportunity.
  • More info: GCLS Open Room – 4th Grant Round Q&A
  • Read the guidelines before you apply

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit GCLS European Grant Competition.

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