Eligibility Criteria


Eligible grant applicants include Pakistani national, provincial and local civil society organizations working individually or in partnership.

Eligible applicants/potential awardees include non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), think tanks, academic research and training institutes, professional organizations, labor organizations, and civil society/media partnerships.

Partnerships with government institutions are especially encouraged.

Not-for-profit organizations must be registered under the appropriate governmental body. For-profit organizations are eligible to apply, but may not include profit in their project budgets.

Grant applications are welcome from all provinces of Pakistan, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. However, priority geographical areas are identified for each grant cycle.