Who is eligible to take part in the competition?
Community foundations established and operating in Europe (click, to check the list of countries) are eligible to receive funding through Global Challenges Local Solutions grant competition.
When can I submit a project proposal?
The Call for Application is now open, you can submit your project proposal until 20 July 2020. Sign up for our newsletter, to be updated!
What documents should I provide to submit a project proposal?
All applicants must submit project proposals using an application form. Only proposals submitted using the application form will be taken into consideration.
Can I submit a project proposal in other language than English?
Do I have to send my project proposal also via mail?
Are there any other additional documents I should send together with my application form e.g. CVs, registration certificate, etc?
No. If additional documents will be needed, the Academy’s team will request those on a case by case basis.
How do I know my project proposal was received?
Just after the submission, you will receive a confirmation of receipt.
What are the minimum and the maximum amount I can request?
There is no minimum amount and the maximum is $15,000.
Is co-funding mandatory?
Yes, it is required to possess additional financial input: 25% of the awarded grant. You need to have it while applying. We can ask you to provide the documents proving this during the monitoring, or while filing financial report.
What is the minimum and maximum duration of a grant?
The project shall determine activities that are going to be implemented in the period not longer than six months (from October 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021).
What kinds of activities are not eligible?
The Academy does not support:
- endowment fund,
- lobbying expenditures,
- engaging in and supporting any form of terrorism or violence,
- supporting any religious or political activities.
How should I enter numbers into the budget?
You should enter the numbers manually, they will be invisible when pasted from another file. Also please use commas instead of dots.
When can I expect any information about the results?
The Grant Commitee needs about 1 month to analyse all the applications. The results will be announced in September.