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General Purposes

People in Need

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $600,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2022–December 31, 2023
  • Location Prague, Czech Republic
  • Geographic Focus Africa, Asia, Europe

About this grant

This grant will support the continued organizational and programmatic development of People in Need, one of the largest nonprofits in Central and Eastern Europe. Founded in 1992, the grantee: provides relief and development assistance in response to natural disasters and violent conflict; promotes human rights, civic engagement and civil society development; and supports social inclusion and integration for marginalized groups. During the previous grant period, the grantee provided relief and development assistance in 23 countries, reaching more than 3.5 million people. During the grant period, the grantee will continue to respond to crises arising from war and conflict, natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic through its humanitarian relief programs and its support to civil society organizations working on education, human rights and social inclusion. People in Need is based in Prague, Czech Republic.