New Democracy Fund: Flexible Response Mechanism

The Flexible Response Mechanism supports civil society organisations in the Eastern Neighbourhood Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – in a flexible and fast way in a highly unpredictable and turbulent environment.    

The total yearly budget for Flexible Response Mechanism is DKK 5,000,000.  

Who can apply? 

The Flexible Response Mechanism supports a broad variety of civil society actors, including (but not limited to):  

…that are under pressure due to:   

Please note, that all applicants must have a Danish-based organisation as a partner. Consortium member organisations of the New Democracy Fund can be such a partner.  

What kind of initiatives are supported? 

The Flexible Response Mechanism strives to support projects that focus on:  

Maximum grant amount awarded: 400.000 DKK. Co-financing is allowed if needed.
Timeframe: max. 1 year. Please note, that all activities must be concluded before the end of 2026

How to apply

Please, read the full guidelines before applying: 

Flexible Response Guidelines 2023In order to apply, please fill out the following forms in English: 

Application, budget, and work plan should be sent to: Deadline for submission: Rolling application deadline

Applications are handled on a rolling basis. Potential applicants should expect a processing time of four to six weeks.