Our programme grants are the main grant-making instrument for encouraging civil society to work together and in partnership with government on issues which matter most to local people.
The grant provides resources that can be channelled to a range of different types of CSOs in one geographical area, or focused on a specific theme of their choice, or both.
We disbursed programme grants with a total value of €5.3 million to 22 organisations between October 2013 and March 2014.
Organisations managing the grants work in various regions including Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Oromia, Tigray and SNNPR. The second round of grants, launched in 2013, expanded the geographical spread of programme grants to include Addis Ababa, Afar, Dire Dawa, Gambella, Harari and Somali.