The consortium of the NGO Support Centre and GrantXpert Consulting has been selected as the Fund Operator of the Active Citizens Fund Cyprus following a competitive public bidding process.
The NGO Support Centre is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to the development and strengthening of civil society in Cyprus. Establishe d in December 1999, the NGO Support Centre has since developed a substantive experience and expertise in the fields of active citizenship, peace and reconciliation, development education, human rights education, intercultural dialogue, and participation. The vision of the NGO Support Centre is a dynamic, active, and reactive civil society in Cyprus that participates in and advocates for democracy, dialogue and civic engagement.
GrantXpert provides high level consulting and training services, contributing to the development of EU enterprises, municipalities/communities, Universities, Research Institutes, NGOs, and other types of organizations. Further to the provision of information for funding opportunities and the preparation of the proposal for the obtainment of funds, the company is involved in the implementation of the project through its financial and administrative management, thus offering comprehensive services and continuous guidance at all stages within the context of the funded programmes. Moreover, the company implements research projects in financial and social-economic matters directly related to Cyprus and targets mainly the increase in competitiveness of small-to-medium companies, which consist of 99% of all enterprises in the island.
Please visit our websites to find out more information about our organisations: NGO Support Centre and GrantXpert.