Programa Cidadãos [email protected] / Active Citizens Fund

Open Calls

The Active Citizens Fund in Portugal accepts applications from Non-Governmental Organisations developing projects for the promotion of democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights, as well as projects that aim to empower vulnerable groups or enhance the sustainability and capacity of Portuguese civil society. The indicative multi-annual open calls planning is available here.

Vulnerable groups

Support for civil society projects in Portugal that aim to empower vulnerable groups, one of the four areas of the Active Citizens Fund Portugal.

Increased support for human rights

Support for civil society projects in Portugal that aim to support and defend human rights, one of the four areas of the Active Citizens Fund Portugal.

Enhanced capacity and sustainability of civil society

Support for civil society projects in Portugal, which aim to strengthen the capacity and sustainability of civil society, is one of the four areas of the Active Citizens Fund Portugal.

Strengthened democratic culture and civic awareness

Support for civil society projects in Portugal that aim to work towards strengthening democratic culture and civic awareness, one of the four areas of the Active Citizens Fund Portugal.

Bilateral Cooperation Initiatives

The present call for applications lays down the specifications to apply for Bilateral Cooperation Initiatives in the context of the Active Citizens Fund in Portugal.