Edition 227 - March 2020

Nordic co-operation projects involving Northwest Russia and the Baltic Sea Region

The Nordic Council of Ministers has earmarked DKK 10 Million [app. EUR 13 Million] for projects involving co-operation in the Baltic Sea Region and North-West Russia. A new call for applications with deadline 27 April 2020 has now been opened. Projects of any theme of mutual interest can be suggested, and special pools are available for strengthening democracy, human rights, civil society and co-operation between NGOs.

On 2nd of March 2020, the Nordic Council of Ministers opened a new round of applications for funding from two of its programmes - the programme for Nordic-Russian Co-operation and the programme for NGO co-operation in the Baltic Sea Region. The aim is to encourage initiatives that will build capacity and strengthen networks through activities such as informing each other of experiences and best practices.

The programme for Nordic-Russian co-operation has earmarked DKK 3 Million [app. EUR 4 Million] for a general open call for funding applications and DKK 3 million [app. EUR 4 Million] for its Civil Society & Human Rights initiative. The NGO programme has allocated DKK 3.8 million [app. EUR 5 Million] to fund projects in the whole of the Baltic Sea Region, including The Nordic countries, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland and Belarus. The deadline for applications is 27 April 2020 at 23:59:59 CET.

Please read all about the two programmes and acquaint yourself with the guidelines for funding applications before submitting your proposal by clicking at the links below.

Deadline for applications is 27th of April 2020

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