They provide funding to a diverse range of activities in all areas of life. From small cross-border projects that strive to improve mutual understanding in the border areas to multilateral initiatives with potential to benefit people across the whole region.
- Culture & Common Identity
They support projects that strengthen regional and European identity through common cultural initiatives in Visegrad region.
- Education & Capacity Building
They support projects that raise the Central and Eastern Europe region´s competitiveness through improved skills of citizens.
- Innovation, R&D, Entrepreneurship
They support projects that improve the environment for innovation and joint R&D projects and advancement of regional cohesion in economic development.
- Democratic Values & Media
They support projects that advance democratic values, support human rights and minorities, contribute to development of civil society, strengthen media freedom and access to information.
- Public Policy & Institutional Partnership
They support projects that contribute to good governance and improve the effectiveness of public policymaking in the regional context.
- Regional Development, Environment, Tourism
They support projects that advance strategies for environmentally sustainable regional development and tourism.
- Social Development
They support projects that strengthen an inclusive society and solidarity in the region.
They apply five basic criteria to assess the quality of project proposals. In addition, we also consider the relative strength of the application compared to other applications received for the same focus area and geographical balance of the supported projects. The evaluation of applications is advisory and not of a decision-making nature. The decisions on support are made by the Council of Ambassadors.
How To Apply?
Visegrad Fund awards grants three times a year via three different grant programs. Check application deadlines, create your electronic application and apply online.
The new Strategic Priorities for 2022 are:
- Research, development and innovation; digitalisation
- Post-COVID Recovery
- Challenges and perspectives of the young generation in the Visegrad region
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.