The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) is currently accepting applications from civil society organisations in Georgia as part of the programme Building Resilience in the Eastern Neighbourhood (BREN).

The overall aim of the BREN programme is to enhance the human security of women and marginalised groups in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova through building the resilience of civil society.

In Georgia, BREN has the following thematic priorities:

  • Engaging ethnic and religious minorities to participate in decision-making affecting their lives;
  • Raising awareness of the discrimination faced by LGTBQI+ groups and communities to challenge gender stereotypes in society;
  • Improving organizational capacity of CSOs to deliver impactful and sustainable results in their areas of work.


  • The budget range for supported projects is between £20,000 – £50,000.


  • Open to all civil society organisations registered in Georgia.
  • Interested applicants should aim to align to the thematic priorities outlined above.

IWPR can support activities that focus on:

  • Production of materials: For example, research, production of educational, promotional or media content around project issues.
  • Advocacy: For example, advocacy activities targeted at government, local government, or community entities, such as educational and religious institutions.
  • Community work: activities focusing on increasing knowledge and skills of vulnerable communities, especially women, ethnic and religious minorities, IDPs and refugees, LGBTQI+ communities, and youth.
  • Capacity Building: activities providing capacity building support to beneficiaries, partner organisations, or other stakeholders in the thematic areas identified.
  • Networking: activities that support networking between groups or individuals working within the thematic areas identified, including sharing resources and efforts to build on or catalyse change amongst diverse groups/individuals.

Potential applicants should demonstrate:

  • Respect for gender equality and diversity;
  • Conflict and gender sensitivity;
  • Ability to identify, analyse, and mitigate risks;
  • Transparency and accountability in project management, including management of finances;
  • Willingness to learn and share experience with other grant recipients.
  • A sustainability plan to continue the work started under the grant.

How To Apply

Interested organisations should complete and submit application and budget forms to

Applications may be submitted in English and Georgian languages. The English language is preferred; however, the language of the submission will not affect the decision on the award.

Click Here To Download The Application Pack

For more information, visit BREN Project Georgia.

Application Deadline: July 14, 2023

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