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Call for Proposals - Local Transformation Projects 2022

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Cairo announces a call for proposals of the “Local Transformation Projects” financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic within the framework of the Czech Republic transition and human rights cooperation, aimed to support local NGOs quest for support of human rights and democracy.

The aim of the project is to support local implementer´s activities in the following areas:

  • Supporting civil society, including human rights defenders;
  • Promoting freedom of expression and information, including freedom of the media;
  • Promoting an equal and full political and public participation;
  • Supporting institution-building in the area of the rule of law;
  • Promoting equality and non-discrimination;
  • Promoting human rights in employment and the environmental context.


  • Sharing and transfer of the experience of the Czech project promoters;
  • Sharing of information, experience and good practices;
  • Organization of training and seminars, visits and secondments for Czech experts to target countries;
  • Study visits to the Czech Republic for foreign participants involved in the projects;
  • Micro grants to grassroots organizations.

Who can apply:

  • A project can only be proposed and implemented by a local entity that has legal subjectivity in Egypt (NGOs, networks, platforms, umbrella organizations of NGOs).
  • A contribution cannot be claimed by an individual.


  • Implementation of the project activities - about 10 months (December 2021 - October 2022).

Budget and possible contribution:

  • The financial contribution for a project is up to 500,000 CZK (approx. 19,500 EUR). One organization may apply for one project only.
  • The project should be effective and economical, all receipts must be documented.

How to apply

The application for the grant must include:

  1.     The filled-in identification form, signed and stamped by the organization.
  2.     amount in EGP requested (Czech crowns sections to be left blank)
  3.     A verified copy of the certification that the applicant has legal subjectivity in Egypt (i.e. it is officially registered);
  4.     A confirmation that the person signed on the identification form has the authority to act of behalf of the organisation.


  • All the documents must be submitted in Czech or English.
  • All applications have to be sent to the Embassy of the Czech Republic in electronic form no later than Saturday 16 October 2021.
  • The electronic form must be sent to the address oldrich_vondruska@embassy.cz. The filled out Identification Form needs to be attached in 2 forms: 1) PDF file – scan of filled out Identification Form complete with stamp and signature; 2) Excel file – the editable filled out Identification Form.
  • Only complete applications submitted in this form and in line with these instructions will be admitted for evaluation.

All questions should be sent by e-mail to oldrich_vondruska@embassy.cz


Identification Form 58 KB XLS (Excel document) Sep 23, 2021