Civil Society Department

Civil Society Department supports and provides grants for Norwegian and international organisations working with long-term development in developing countries.

The goal is to strengthen the civil society in the partner countries, and contribute to meet the objectives of the Norwegian development policy. 

The department is responsible for organisational reviews and professional advice related to civil society.

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Section for Development Initiatives

The Section for Development Initiatives manages support schemes for international organisations and networks as well as thematic initiatives.

Section for Civil Society Strengthening

The Section for Civil Society Strengthening manages support schemes for Norwegian organisations working on long-term development in developing countries where the goal is to strengthen civil society and contribute to meeting the objectives of Norwegian development policy.