Small Projects Program 2021-2024

We currently do not have funds for smale-scale initiatives. Therefore, we regretfully inform that we cannot consider any new project proposals at the time. Any changes to this will be communicated via the webpage of the Embassy of Switzerland.

The Swiss Embassy offers financial support to small-scale initiatives by organizations registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina that can contribute to achieving the results outlined in the Swiss Cooperation Programme 2021-24.

The current Programme focuses primarily on the following priority areas:

  1. Local governance, municipal services and democratic participation
  2. Inclusive economic development & employment
  3. Health
  4. Migration
  5. Arts & Culture

The Embassy uses a two-step process to receive small grant applications.

Step 1

Interested applicants must submit a concept note (using the form below) to the Small Actions email address while.

Before submitting your proposal, please consult the criteria to ensure that you are eligible!

General Small Projects Criteria (PDF, 559.1 kB)

Arts & Culture Small Projects Criteria (PDF, 553.7 kB)

Form Concept Note (DOCX, Page 1, 53.7 kB)

Step 2

Upon a merit review of eligible proposals, applicants will be invited to submit a full application.

Full proposals will go through a second merit review before a final funding decision is made.

In order to ensure a swift and expedient evaluation, applicants are strongly advised to submit their concept note and subsequent application in English.

This notice is subject to availability of funding.