Grant Competition for CSOs Promoting fair presidential elections of 2013

Program: Open Society Georgia Foundation Human Rights and Good Governance Program

Mainstream: Elections

Terms: deadline for submitting grant proposals is August 1, 2013, 4:00 p.m.

Criterion/requirement: applicant organization should have experience in observing at least 2 elections or practice in fulfillment of projects oriented on voters' education.

Ceiling budget per project shouldn't exceed 30 000 USD.

Goal of the grant competition is to ramp up and promote the role of CSOs in processes connected to the 2013 presidential elections, improve pre-election environment.

OSGF will finance several best projects oriented on:

-          the monitoring of pre-election processes ongoing in the country and prevention of violations; improvement of pre-election environment;

-          the monitoring of compliance with statutory procedures, voting and vote counting processes on election day and post-election period;

-          the extension of voters' knowledge and raising awareness of citizens about presidential elections through applying breakthrough approaches.

In the selection process OSGF will grant priority to the projects that are not financed by other donor organizations operating in Georgia and do not duplicate activities carrying out by other CSOs.

Grant proposals (projects) submission requirements:

  • It is required to submit the project compiled conforming to OSGF Standard Grant Application Form.
  • It is required to provide information about projects focused on presidential elections submitted to or already financed by other donors (data on the obtained or expected grant, its budget and goals);
  • It is required to attach CVs of the project participants (project director, leaders of the group and experts).
  • It is required to attach two recommendation letters from experts or representatives of the organizations involved in this field of activity.
  • Proposal should be submitted in 3 copies (one original and two xerocopies).
  • Project maximum budget is 30 000 USD.
  • Deadline: August 1, 2013 4 p.m.


Consultations for applicants will be conducted on July 22, 24 and 30 at 2:30 p.m. at OSGF office (10 T. Chovelidze St., Tbilisi), Telephone: 225 04 63

Contact person: Tinatin Bolkvadze, Human Rights and Good Governance Program Coordinator, 



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