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Call for Applications for Common Actions

Network Strategic Development Scheme (NSDS)

Step 5 – Common Actions


Call for Applications now open!



Dear members of the Slovak Network,


In the framework of the NSDS Programme, the Anna Lindh Foundation has the pleasure to open a Call for Applications for Common Actions of members of your Network.


What is the Network Strategic Development Scheme?

The Network Strategic Development Scheme (NSDS) is a mechanism designed by the Foundation to support the Networks in their mission by entrusting member organisations the conception and implementation of actions at national and local level.


What is a Common Action?

Common Actions can be defined as a single activity or as a programme of several actions built upon the social and cultural diversity specific to each country and implemented by a consortium (partnership) of members from the same ALF National Network.


A common action can be: a festival, an artistic event and production; a publication; an exchange scheme; an awareness raising/advocacy campaign; a training/ capacity building activity; production of a toolkit; a roundtable, a conference, a seminar, a workshops or a Forum.


Who can apply?

In order to be eligible to apply, the  Common Action Leader must be a member of one of the 42 ALF National Networks; and must build a “consortium” (partnership) by involving a minimum number of 5 member organisations of the same ALF Network in the design and implementation of the proposed Common Action.


Size of the grant:

10,000 EUR


In principle, and based on the resources available, the ALF Secretariat intends to finance one Common Action in each country.


Duration of implementation:

Start of Common Action activities (and eligibility of costs):            15 June 2012

Deadline for Reporting (narrative and financial):                                31 July 2013



Deadline to apply:

Deadlineto receive applications isTuesday 15 May 2012 at 16:00 Egyptian Time.

The application package includingApplication Form and Budget should be sent by email (in Word and Excel format respectively) to the following address: nsds.applications@bibalex.org.


More information:

For more information please read the attached Guidelines. Should you have any requests for clarifications, please contact us at nsds.applications@bibalex.org.



  1. Common Actions Guidelines
  2. Application Form (Annex 1)
  3. Budget Form (Annex 2)



Best regards,

The Anna Lindh Foundation Secretariat