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[Re-opening] Call announcement for Albanian civil society organisations for awareness raising the LGBT community in Shkodra, Vlora, Pogradec and Durres.

IREX Europe, Aleanca Kunder Diskriminimit LGBT, Pro LGBT and CEL Kosovo have the pleasure to announce an open call for sub-grants aiming at the improvement of the lives of the LGBT community in Albania by improving their access to support mechanisms – specifically for the LGBT community outside of Tirana.

This call is only eligible for Albanian civil society organisations based and working in the Regions of Shkodra, Vlora, Pogradec and Durres.

This open call for sub-grants is announced under the project “Promoting Rights, Inclusiveness, Dignity and Equality for LGBT in Albania and Kosovo project – PRIDE II+ for LGBT in Albania and Kosovo”, also known as PRIDE II+. 
It is implemented by IREX Europe, Aleanca LGBT, Pro LGBT and CEL Kosovo, and co-funded by the European Union and the AFD.

PRIDE II+ aims to strengthen the role of grassroots civil society organisations’ in promoting the acceptance, inclusion and protection of the LGBT minority in rural and urban Albania, and in Kosovo, with a particular focus on protecting at-risk marginalized youth LGBTs, and promoting respect for the fundamental rights of the LGBT community.

Please find attached below the full description of the call in two different LOTs and the Application Form. ONLY APPLICATIONS FOR LOT II REMAIN OPEN.

We encourage all CSO’s willing to raise awareness about LGBT related issues to apply.

The sub-grantees will also be joining a network of LGBT and LGBT-friendly stakeholders at the national and international level and participate in a nationwide advocacy campaign.

Application form:


Applications must be submitted in English.