New Democracy Fund: New Cooperation

The purpose of the New Cooperation Mechanism is to provide Danish civil society actors with an opportunity to start new or extend existing partnerships in the Eastern Neighbourhood Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – to promote democratic dialogue, hold duty-bearers to account, and ensure that the voice of the rights holders is heard.   

The total yearly budget of the New Cooperation Mechanism is DKK 10,500,000.   

Who can apply? 

The New Cooperation Mechanism supports a broad variety of: 

Civil society actors are broadly defined as democratically organised civil society organisations, social movements, media, academia, trade unions as well as community-based groups and organisations, including cultural, educational, and knowledge institutions.   

What kind of initiatives are supported? 

The New Cooperation Mechanism strives to support projects that focus on:  

How to apply 

Please, read the full guidelines before applying: 

New Cooperation Guidelines 2023

In order to apply, please fill out the following forms in English:

(Please note – there are two different applications forms depending on the applied amount) 

Application, budget, and work plan should be sent to 

Deadline for submission:
May 14th 2023


We kindly ask that all questions are sent to

Country: Denmark Georgia Moldova Ukraine
Deadline: 14/05/2023 12:00 am

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