Ongoing Projects

The main program of CSRDG – 2017-2018

The purpose of the project

Contribute to the sustainable development of the country and reduction of poverty through the support and promotion of civil society, socially responsible business and good governance.

Strategic Objectives

  • Empower the civil society organizations and groups on local and national levels so that they are able to advocate for their beneficiaries and provide them with relevant services;
  • Increase social responsibility of civil sector, business and citizens;
  • Support the cooperation between government and civil sector for promotion of effective, open and needs-based governance.

Duration of the project

  • 2017 – 2020 Year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 1 232 400 EURO

Civil Society Sustainability Initiative

The new EU project “Civil Society Development Initiative” serves to improve the civil society environment in Georgia.

Initiative Goal

  • Diversify the civil society funding sources, among others through the activation of state funds and the private sector, support of volunteerism and improvement of the tax environment;
  • Increase the capacity, accountability and credibility of civil society organizations thus enabling them to better advocate for citizens’ political, economic, social and cultural rights and interests;
  • Strengthen the CSO cooperation with government, media and business sectors;
  • Promote the joint initiatives of civil society in the field of public policy, especially during the EU Association Agreement implementation process.

By the end of 2020, in frames of initiative, over 110 different types of activities will be implemented, and up to 80 grants will be awarded for the benefit of at least 5000 civil society representatives throughout Georgia.

Project Budget

  • 5 070 000 EURO

Women’s Empowerment for Changes

The purpose of the project

Support women’s equality and their economic sustainability in Samegrelo and Kakheti regions. Establish and strengthen relationships between community groups, local self-governments, civil sector and local businesses.

Duration of the project

  • 2017 – 2018 Year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 97 000 USD

Way back to Society

Project Goal

Promote integration of persons in conflict with law through the support of cooperation between civil society organizations, business companies and government agencies, and through creation of jobs for the target group representatives.

Duration of the project

  • 2017 – 2020 Year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 243 530 EURO

Optimal Utilization of Local Resources and Potential of Keda Municipality

Project Goal

Diversify local economic activities, attract investments and promote competitive agricultural and environmental practices through the participatory strategic planning of the rural development.

Project Objectives

Strengthen the development potential of Keda municipality and ensure the optimal utilization of local opportunities and resources.

Duration of the project

  • 2017 – 2021 Year

Project Donor

Leading Organization

Project Budget

  • 112 600 EURO

Social Entrepreneurship - An innovative approach for economic and social changes

Project Goal

Support CSO capacity building through the social entrepreneurship development, so that CSOs can effectively achieve their social and environmental goals, and improve the economic situation of vulnerable groups.

Duration of the project

  • 2016 – 2019 Year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 679 201 EURO

The Global Support Initiative to Indigenous Peoples and Community-Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCA-GSI)

Project Goal

Provide support to local CBOs, initiative groups and eco-clubs members of target communities during the implementation of environmental activities, particularly, during demonstration and introduction of innovative technologies for production, storage and processing of agricultural products (specifically organic waste recycling).

Duration of the project

  • 2017 – 2019 Year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 50 000 USD

Enhancing the participation of regional CSOs in policy dialogue on social inclusion in Georgia

Project Goal

Improve delivery of social services in target municipalities (Gori, Tkibuli, Khoni and Zugdidi) through promoting cooperation between CSOs and public sector.

Duration of the project

  • 2016 – 2018 Year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 533 275 EURO

Household Waste reuse and Recycling practices- viable alternatives to open waste burning and associated unit national PoPs releases

The purpose of the project

Support to local community organizations, initiative groups and eco-clubs members in target communities, in the implementation of environmental activities. In particular, in the process of demonstration and implementation of innovative technologies for the production, storage and processing of agricultural products through organic waste processing.

Duration of the project

  • 2017 – 2019 Year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 90 000 USD