Eligibility and process of obtaining funding
- From 2019, January 22 the Foundation will receive online applications only
- All non-profit, noncommercial non-governmental organizations, initiative groups and individuals who are eager to participate in developing open societies and building a democratic state are eligible to apply
- Georgian citizens having a neutral identification card or a neutral travel document, resident or non-resident non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entity of Georgia, its representation, branch or department may be a grant recipient
- It is possible to submit a project even if the organization is already implementing the project funded by OSGF. The number of concurrent projects should not exceed three
- Submitted project proposals are first evaluated by the Expert Commission of a relevant program. Decisions on project financing are made by the Executive Board upon the recommendations of the Expert Commission.
- In the case of project approval, its implementation shall be launched upon the day of its formalization. A two-month period needed for project evaluation and approval should be taken into consideration when defining the date of project launch
- Before submitting an application you have an opportunity to attend Q & A session with program representatives relevant to your project idea. From February, 2019, grant seekers will be able to schedule the meeting on every Thursday
For education opportunities abroad, scholarships and fellowships either visit the global web site of Open Society Foundations or contact Center for International Education, our partner local organization.