Nordic Information on Gender opens the call for applications to Nordic cooperation for gender equality
This March, Nordic Information on Gender will once again open the call for applications to Nordic cooperation for gender equality. In total, The Nordic Council of Ministers will distribute 2.7 million Danish Krone to cooperation for gender equality in the Nordic Region.
The 2018 call for applications for funding from the Nordic Gender Equality Fund will open 1 March 2018. We will accept applications until March 31 through a digital form available at nikk.no during the application period. You can write your application in a Scandinavian language or English.
The purpose of the fund is to stimulate Nordic gender equality cooperation within the framework of the gender equality ministers’ cooperation programme and the priorities therein. For the period 2015–2018, the Nordic co-operation programme for gender equality gives special attention to gender equality in the public space, welfare and innovation and sustainable development with a focus on diversity and men’s and boys’ active participation in the gender equality work.
The purpose of the fund is to stimulate Nordic gender equality cooperation within the framework of the gender equality ministers’ cooperation programme and the priorities therein. Funding is only granted to projects expected to generate both Nordic value and added gender equality value.
All applications must state whether they have included the following perspectives:
- Sustainable development (Strategy for sustainable development, see www.norden.org)
- Inclusion of a children and young adults perspective (Strategy for children and young adults, see www.norden.org)
The funding scheme is intended for activities that begin in the same year as the application is approved and end within two years of the contract date. Applications for activities initiated prior to the application deadline will not be approved.
All applications must state and will be assessed based on how well the following aspects are considered:
a. Nordic value
b. Added gender equality value
c. Prioritised themes in the present programme for Nordic gender equality cooperation
e. Economic viability