Saturday, January 18, 2020

Ministry considers rule change to bring in new NGOs

The Swedish government wants new players in civil society to have access to Sida’s NGO information budget.

According to current rules, NGOs must raise 10 per cent of their Sida grant to be eligible for these funds. But most of the potential new players identified don’t engage in fund-raising activities. Now the Foreign Ministry is considering changing the rule.

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