Engagement for Joint Action (EJA Kosovo) is a KCSF program that supports civil society initiatives through grants and capacity building with the overall aim to contribute to a democratic and inclusive society in Kosovo, on its path towards integration into the European Union.

Centering citizen engagement and participation throughout the work of civil society, EJA Kosovo aims to contribute towards two main objectives where: (a) civil society uses and claims spaces for participation in shaping public affairs and (b) civil society organizations have strengthened ties to their constituents and improved accountability and transparency towards the wider public and their constituents.

Small project grants are intended to deliver concrete results within a set timeframe. Beneficiaries of these grants may be individuals, unregistered initiatives and non-governmental organizations with the most compelling and innovative ideas that have real potential for advancing the goals and objectives of the program. Small project grants will support specific actions of civil society initiatives and individuals that address concrete issues, both of more systematic nature or limited in scope and duration; In addition, they are intended to support the initiatives of individuals, unregistered initiatives and non-governmental organizations for more focused and short-term projects. Civil society initiatives are required to operate in their respective localities.


  • Individuals (citizens of the Republic of Kosovo)
  • Unregistered Initiatives
  • Domestic Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) registered in Kosovo.


Organizations will be eligible to apply for funding for a period of maximum 12 months. The maximum budget requested for funding from this call for one grant should not exceed EUR 10,000.


Applicants should submit the completed applications at [email protected]. Only applications that comply with all the requirements of the call specified in the guidelines for applications and application form will be considered. Applications for small project grants can be submitted at any time, and there is no applications deadline.

All additional informations, including the guidelines and application forms can be found here. Any question you may have on the preparation of applications or grant application details can be sent via e-mail at [email protected].