Open calls

Call for Proposals „ Awareness raising activities on domestic violence and to discourage the demand for commercial sex“


The objective of this call for proposals is to reduce domestic and gender-based violence in the Estonian society.

Eligible activities of the call for proposals are:

  • conducting an awareness-raising campaign on domestic violence and gender-based violence;
  • making of short films on the topic of domestic violence, aimed at children and young people;
  • conducting awareness-raising activities on the topic of human trafficking committed for the purpose of prostitution and sexual exploitation reaching at least 12 000 people in Estonia to discourage the demand for commercial sex.

The applicant may be a legal person under public or private law, non-governmental organisation registered in Estonia ort an international organisation acting in Estonia.

Overall budget of the open call is 200 000 euros. One single project grant will be awarded in the amount of 200 000 euros.

The maximum project grant rate to non-governmental organisations is 90% of eligible total project costs and for all other entities a maximum of 85%.

Submission of applications is open from July 17, 2020 until September 30, 2020 at 17:00 (local time).

Applications should be submitted through e-grants web environment

An information seminar of the small grants scheme will take place on August 12, 2020 in Zoom virtual meeting environment.

The grant scheme is managed by the State Shared Service Centre. For more information regarding the small grants scheme and the information seminar, please see here

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Call for Proposals „Historic old town centres with cultural heritage protection areas“


The objective of this call for proposals is to restore buildings located in the heritage conservation areas of small towns and to take them into use for the needs of the local community and to enliven the use of the heritage conservation area.

Eligible activities of the call for proposals are:

  • activities related to the restoration and taking into public use of the buildings located at heritage conservation areas of small towns are supported from this call for proposals;

  • the eligible activities of the call for proposals are the ones that are necessary for achieving the outputs of the programme, including building restoration work and other works, services and purchases that are related to carrying out of the restoration works and cooperation activities with the project partner;

  • the building that is the object of the application must be located at heritage conservation areas of Haapsalu, Kuressaare, Lihula, Paide, Pärnu, Rakvere, Viljandi, Valga or Võru. Preference is given to the buildings that are located at the area where the architectural competition “Great Public Space” was held or at an adjacent property.

The applicant may be a legal person under public or private law, non-governmental organisation registered in Estonia that is the owner of the building the object of the application at the land register. In case of joint or co-ownership, the applicant must be the authorised representative of all owners or person in whose favour the right of superficies has been established from the moment of submitting the application until up to five years from the expected approval of the final report of the project.

Overall budget of the open call is 2 859 647 euros. Project grant to be awarded to a single project falls between 200 000 – 500 000 euros.

The maximum project grant rate is 80% of eligible total project costs.

Submission of applications is open from July 1, 2020 until November 30, 2020 at 17:00 (local time).

Applications should be submitted through e-grants web environment

An information seminar of the small grants scheme will take place on August 18, 2020 in Zoom virtual meeting environment.

The grant scheme is managed by the State Shared Service Centre. For more information regarding the small grants scheme and the information seminar, please see here.

Additional information

 

Small Grant Scheme „Training of Domestic Violence Specialists and Establishment of a Programme(s) for Sex Buyers“


The objective of the SGS is to reduce domestic and gender-based violence in the Estonian society.

Eligible activities of the small grant scheme are:

  • training specialists in contact with victims of domestic violence on the reasons, consequences, assistance and better inter-sectoral cooperation in order to offer knowledge and raise cooperation skills of specialists;
  • establishing and piloting of a social programme for sex buyers for changing their attitudes and behaviour in order to prevent and tackle demand for prostitution and trafficking in human beings in Estonia.

An eligible applicant is an Estonian NGO, university or a state professional higher education institution providing education in health care.

The budget of the small grant scheme is 180 000 euros. Project grant to be awarded to a single project falls between 40 000 – 60 000 euros.

The maximum project grant rate is 90% of eligible total costs for NGOs and 85% of eligible total costs for all other entities.

Submission of applications is open from June 5, 2020 until August 6, 2020 at 17:00 (local time).

Applications should be submitted through e-grants web environment

An information seminar of the small grants scheme took place on June 10, 2020. Video recording of the event can be seen here.

The grant scheme is managed by the State Shared Service Centre. For more information regarding the small grants scheme and the information seminar, please see here

Additional Information

Last updated: 13 July 2020