SDC Ant Funding for Projects and Research


Deadline:  30 November 2015


Pro Helvetia Johannesburg has for some time been investing in transnational collaborations, exchanges and joint projects among organisations and creative practitioners operating across the SADC region, with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Our investments are focused on projects, networks and platforms that have a shared interest in building a stronger regional creative fabric


Ant funding addresses two different types of initiative through micro-grants:


NED Grants to NGOs Advancing and Strengthening Democratic Institutions


Closing date: 3 April, 2015


Each year the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of nongovernmental organisations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions.


In 2014, NED funded more than 1 400 projects in 92 countries around the world. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the projects, but the average grant lasts 12 months and is around US$50 000.