Global Challenges Local Solutions Program was established in 2016 as a grantmaking program that supports community foundations throughout Europe to address global challenges on the local level. It was set to provide them with additional resources that can improve local initiatives. The Program focuses on initiatives referring directly to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It has already collected some good practices concerning projects involving SDGs implemented at the local level – get inspired!
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Applications to the Competition may be submitted by community foundations, registered and operating in Europe.
WHAT KIND OF PROJECTS CAN BE SUPPORTED?
Projects submitted to the Competition should be aimed at solving global challenges at the local level by combining forces of community foundations and local communities. They should demonstrate clear connection to the SDGs in one of the following ways:
- producing tangible contribution toward specific SDG and SDG targets,
- implementing SDG-related learning and capacity-building activities in the community,
- a combination of the above.
Additional evaluation points will be given to projects supporting SDGs which were most significantly affected by the pandemic of coronavirus – GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being, GOAL 4: Quality Education, GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality and GOAL 1: No Poverty.
Grants up to 15,000 USD may be awarded both for new projects and for improving existing projects.
More information can be found in the Regulations .
The 4th GCLS Grant Round is now open. We are waiting for your applications until 20th of July 2020.
Please remember that we can take into consideration only proposals submitted using the Application Form.