Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE) announces an open grant that is open to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) registered in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia.
Further, OSIFE aims to support key actors of civil society active in the field of human rights, rule of law, anti-corruption and investigative journalism to strengthen the organizational and social base of organizations that have proven their effectiveness at the local, regional, and national levels by this open grant.OSIFE strengthens NGOs by assisting them with their efforts to enhance their social support and embeddedness, with special focus on improving fundraising, communication, and base building.
Moreover, OSIFE seeks projects that can develop concrete, well-designed, and detailed plans and ideas how the applicants reach, interact and involve those people who approve and support their values and goals, who actively receive and deliver their messages. The projects should introduce how the planned activities strengthen public and professional visibility of the applicants, how to increase the number of their supporters, volunteers, Facebook followers, etc. Also, Those projects are preferred which fit into the organizational strategy of the applicants. In addition, the projects should contain measurable indicators and clear expected results and impact.
The Open Society Initiative for Europe looks for key civil actors in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia that have a proven track record of work for open society values and are active in the following professional areas:
OSIFE regards an organization as a “key actor” of its professional field if the organization: