Visiting two recipients of BEARR Small Grants in Armenia

Sophie Vandyck, BEARR Information Officer In August 2019 I had the privilege of visiting and evaluating two organisations working to make a difference to vulnerable groups in the Kotayk and Yerevan regions of Armenia; the ISHR and Improve Our Village.  The International Society for Human Rights, Armenia, is connected with ISHR organisations in other countries, …

Small Grants Scheme 2020 – Situation report

The 2020 Small Grants Scheme was open to civil society organisations (CSOs) including non-government organisations (NGOs), voluntary associations and other non-profit organisations working in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The deadline for applications was 1 February. Projects must be aimed at strengthening the position of women in rural communities and mustaddress …

Small Grants Scheme 2019 – outcome

The BEARR Small Grants Scheme 2019 invited bids for grants for projects dealing with violence against women and girls. Grants were offered to organisations in any of the countries which BEARR covers:  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The Trust received a large number of applications for grants …