The Foundation is committed to promoting and strengthening civil society initiatives in their efforts to foster democracy and human rights in BMENA. In order to achieve this, the Foundation provides CSOs in the region a support package consisting of the following:
- Grant-Making: This program is the core activity of the Foundation. It offers financial and technical support to civil society organizations from the region helping them in implementing relevant and innovative projects, specifically within the Foundation’s priority areas summarized above.
- Research and Surveys: Through offering Evidence-Based Research (EBR), the Foundation will ensure better data availability for CSOs and other stakeholders in order to improve the effectiveness of their initiatives and the overall impact of their work. In addition, EBR will contribute to upgrading the Foundation’s knowledge base for the formulation its strategic intervention.
Studies and reports
- Training and Capacity Building: Training is geared toward enhancing the effectiveness of CSOs and the impact of their work at community and policy level by improving the organizations’ know-how, management and technical capacity, advocacy skills and internal governance.