Enhancing resilience for 14 local service providers in SEE

IRIS Network awarded 14 small grants under CfP โ€œEnhancing resilience of Civil Society Organizations (CSO)โ€  in scope of the project โ€žIRIS NETWORKing โ€“ CSOs for protection sensitive migration managementโ€œ. IRIS network Project Evaluation Committee decided to support 14 out of  32 received applications in 5 project countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. 

Implementation of all supported projects starts on 5th March 2021 with a duration of twoย months. The grants aim to support IRIS members in capacity-building actions for the purpose of enhancing the organizationโ€™s abilities to develop adequate services, capabilities, and skills as a response to the pandemic crisis.

As IRIS Network members are facing unprecedented challenges from COVID-19 and the strain on the services and resources they provide is tremendous, this Grant Scheme is taking proactive steps to protect the Network members, support their ongoing activities and assist them to cope with current hardships as much as possible. Project proposals shall aim to produce an added value to the โ€œIRIS Networkingโ€ projectโ€™s efforts in this domain.

Iris network would like to congratulate all of its member organizations who received grants, but also to thank all applicants who sent us their proposals. The final list of all organizations that received grants can be found inย the followingย table.