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    Has there been an unanticipated closure or widening of civic space at national level? Is there a time-bound opportunity to influence policy on criminalisation, marginalisation, discrimination, and/or exclusion? Do these events directly impact one or more Voice target groups? Are you proposing to act in a collective fashion?

    If you answered yes to the questions above, apply for a Sudden Opportunity Grant!

    We accept proposals from networks or loosely formed coalitions spanning minimum of 6 months and maximum 12 months, with a budget ranging from EUR 5,000 to EUR 200,000 (approx. IDR 70,000,000 to IDR 2,800,000,000).

    What is a sudden opportunity?

    Sudden opportunities can vary greatly, depending on the situation. They can however, be described through the common elements they share.

    • Sudden:
      These are unexpected moments, which happen without any warning. They could be a policy direction change for the government, a shift in public opinion, or a new court ruling with deep policy implications.
    • Collective Action:
      These unexpected moments require collective action. They require a response not just from one group but from several organizations such as a coalition, a consortium, or a network.
    • Immediate:
      These unexpected moments require immediate action. They temporarily create the right set of circumstances for making a change possible. The moment will eventually pass and the opportunity to make a change is lost.
    • Impact on Target Groups:
      These unexpected moments have to greatly impact at least one or more of Voice the target groups. They need to be involved in the collective action being proposed.
    • National Scope:
      These unexpected moments are national in scope. The impacts are not restricted to specific regions, provinces, or areas.

    Without these elements, your project may be more suited for an Influencing Grant.

    • About

      Has there been an unanticipated closure or widening of civic space at national level? Is there a time-bound opportunity to influence policy on criminalisation, marginalisation, discrimination, and/or exclusion? Do these events directly impact one or more Voice target groups? Are you proposing to act in a collective fashion?

      If you answered yes to the questions above, apply for a Sudden Opportunity Grant!

      We accept proposals from networks or loosely formed coalitions spanning minimum of 6 months and maximum 12 months, with a budget ranging from EUR 5,000 to EUR 200,000 (approx. IDR 70,000,000 to IDR 2,800,000,000).

      What is a sudden opportunity?

      Sudden opportunities can vary greatly, depending on the situation. They can however, be described through the common elements they share.

      • Sudden:
        These are unexpected moments, which happen without any warning. They could be a policy direction change for the government, a shift in public opinion, or a new court ruling with deep policy implications.
      • Collective Action:
        These unexpected moments require collective action. They require a response not just from one group but from several organizations such as a coalition, a consortium, or a network.
      • Immediate:
        These unexpected moments require immediate action. They temporarily create the right set of circumstances for making a change possible. The moment will eventually pass and the opportunity to make a change is lost.
      • Impact on Target Groups:
        These unexpected moments have to greatly impact at least one or more of Voice the target groups. They need to be involved in the collective action being proposed.
      • National Scope:
        These unexpected moments are national in scope. The impacts are not restricted to specific regions, provinces, or areas.

      Without these elements, your project may be more suited for an Influencing Grant.

    • How to apply?

      This call for proposals is closed. Application submissions are no longer possible. Please come back at a later time to learn about the selected grantees.

      Calls for proposals for Influencing grants will be opened once a year. For Empowerment, Innovate and Learn, and Sudden Opportunity grants, we accept proposals on a rolling basis. The current open calls for proposals can be found here.

  • How to apply?

    This call for proposals is closed. Application submissions are no longer possible. Please come back at a later time to learn about the selected grantees.

    Calls for proposals for Influencing grants will be opened once a year. For Empowerment, Innovate and Learn, and Sudden Opportunity grants, we accept proposals on a rolling basis. The current open calls for proposals can be found here.

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