Objectives for funding

The projects funded through the Programme shall contribute to the following outcomes:

  1. Strengthened democratic culture and civic awareness
  2. Increased support for human rights and equal treatment
  3. Vulnerable groups empowered
  4. Enhanced capacity and sustainability of civil society

Projects focusing on the following five areas are eligible for support:

  • Democracy, active citizenship, good governance and transparency
  • Human rights and equal treatment through combating any discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity
  • Social justice and inclusion of vulnerable groups
  • Gender equality and gender-based violence
  • Environment and climate change

Detailed information on which Areas of Support are eligible under which Outcomes is available in the Guidelines for Applicants and Project Promoters of the Active Citizens Fund Estonia.