Local initiatives

Grants for Local Initiatives are a mechanism for financing local projects related to security and stability and governance.

Projects funded under the Local Initiatives grant scheme should be based on relevant strategies and/or policies, contributing to their goals.

Eligible activities are small-scale advocacy campaigns that include promotional and awareness-raising materials (e.g., policy brief, research, video, event, performance, media products, engagement of influencers, excluding printed promotional material) and working groups for the establishment of mechanisms and/or development of local action plans, local and/or cantonal strategies, procedures and the like in which experts are engaged.

The expected duration of the supported initiatives is from 6 to 12 months, and the total amount that will be allocated through this grant line is 11,970,210.00 NOK.

First call grantees