CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Scale-up Social Entrepreneurship Grant

Scale-up Social Entrepreneurship Grant call (hereinafter referred to as Scale-up SEG) is an integral part of the Bridge for CSOs Programme implemented by Armenian General Benevolent Union in partnership with Eurasia Partnership Foundation and funded by the European Union. The global objective of the action is to strengthen and build the capacity of Armenian civil society to effectively contribute to decision making processes in Armenia. The specific objective is to improve organisational capacities of CSOs to better respond to citizen’s needs.

Objective: to strengthen financial viability of Armenian CSOs through scale up activities of existing social enterprises, enhancement of management skills, expansion of geographical reach, increase of social impact.
Eligible Actors: CSOs registered in line with the Armenian legislation
Financial Allocation: AMD 9,000,000 to 18,000,000. Cash contribution in the amount of 5% is required.
Project Duration: Up to 12 (twelve) months

Deadline for submission of ideas is 14:00, 20 December 20, 2017.

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Bridge for CSOs is a three-year Civil Society Strengthening Programme funded by the European Union and implemented by Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) in partnership with Eurasia Partnership Foundation. It aims to strengthen and build the capacity of Armenian civil society organizations (CSO) to effectively contribute to decision making processes in Armenia. A unique component of the programme is engagement of Diaspora talent and expertize. Local CSOs will have the opportunity to benefit from capacity building trainings, receive professional support from Diaspora experts, participate in CSO Management Certificate Program at a local university, apply for small grants, engage prominent individuals as Champions and Good Will Ambassador.

Source: EU-funded Project “Bridge for CSOs”, Armenia