Call for proposals for the FLC
Monday, 15 February 2021

Unfortunally, this year the IWCM is not running a Grant Cycle, however it would want to support its potential applicants sharing the following call of the Embassy of Finland in Bucharest for project proposals in the Republic of Moldova under the Fund for Local Cooperation.

The Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) is an instrument for funding non-profit projects in the Republic of Moldova. The application period is now open and will be closed on March 18th 2021 at 13:00 local time (UTC+2). Eligible applicants include registered Moldovan non-governmental organisations, civil society organisations, media, commercial associations and private sector partners (special provisions apply).

This year the call for Project Proposals is looking for projects contributing to the following priority areas of the Embassy’s FLC Programme:

1. Support to the freedom of expression and media diversity, including
  • enhancing capacity building of independent media
  • enhancing critical thinking and media literacy; resisting disinformation
  • promotion of investigative journalism and transparency
2. Support to the rights of women and girls, including
  • enhancing capacity building of non-governmental organisations promoting women’s rights and gender equality
  • supporting the end of all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls
  • supporting youth friendly education and awareness raising on sexual and reproductive health and sexually transmitted diseases
  • promoting women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities in economic life

Award amounts will range from approximately 20,000€ to 60,000€. Project duration is limited up to two years. A maximum of 4 – 6 projects will be selected following this call.

Please, find out more about the priority areas of the call, eligibility and selection criteria on the Finland Abroad website.

In case any questions, please contact


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