Mountains in background reflecting in lake water in foreground.
Skadar Lake and Albanian Alps.
© Jaime Rojo
Call for Letters of Inquiry for Small Grants 

Eligible Countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia
Strategic Directions: SD 2, “Support the sustainable management of water catchments/freshwater biodiversity” and SD3, “Cultural Landscapes”
Opening Date: Monday 1 February 2021
Closing Date: Friday 26 February 2021 (23.59 CET)
Grant Size: Between US$5,000 and US$30,000

CEPF and BirdLife International, serving as regional implementation team (RIT) for the hotspot, are inviting proposals in the form of letters of inquiry for small grants from non-governmental organizations in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and North Macedonia.

    How to Apply

    Applicants must submit their letter of inquiry by the deadline to Letters of inquiry may be submitted in Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, English, Macedonian, Montenegrin or Serbian. 

    Before applying, applicants are encouraged to discuss project ideas and eligibility with the RIT member from your region:

    Please carefully read the call for letters of inquiry document, available below, which provides detailed requirements and instructions.

    More Information

    Call for Letters of Inquiry
    - Albanian (PDF - 792 KB)
    - English (PDF - 732 KB)
    - Serbian-Croatian (PDF - 816 KB)

    Small-Grant Proposal Template
    - Albanian (Word - 846 KB)
    Arabic (Word - 843 KB)
    - English (Word - 839 KB)
    - French (Word - 984 KB)
    - Serbo-Croatian (Word - 841 KB)

    Additional Resources