New Cooperation Fund

The New Cooperation Fund counts 10 million DKK for longer co-operation and exchange of experience between NGOs, knowledge, cultural and educational organisations in The Eastern Neighbourhood Countries and Denmark.


The New Cooperation Fund represents The New Democracy Fund’s ability to support cooperation between civil society organizations (CSOs) and cultural, educational and knowledge institutions in Denmark and the Eastern Neighbourhood Countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine – to:


  • develop new or innovative people-to-people cooperation and exchange of experience
  • enable the continuation of existing partnerships for further development of valuable experiences and to contribute to building sustainable partnerships

These New Cooperation funds are channelled through The New Democracy Fund to support strengthening of democratic civil society and lasting sustainable regional networks, between civil society organisations in Denmark and the Eastern Neighbourhood Countries.

Who can apply?

The New Cooperation Fund supports partnerships between civil society organisations, cultural, educational and knowledge institutions (NGOs and self-governing institutions) registered in the Eastern Neighborhood Countries and in Denmark.


To apply for support to a project, all involved partners from the Eastern European Neighborhood Countries and Denmark must submit a joint application.


The Danish partner will be responsible for transfer of funds to ENC partners and to deliver the partnerships joint financial and narrative report to NDF by the end of the project.

How to apply

The call will be posted here, when it opens.


Questions on how to apply can be mailed to newcooperation@newdemocracyfund.org.


Read more about the New Cooperation Fund and how to apply:


In English:

Application form and guidelines – PDF

Application Form and guidelines – Word


In Danish:

Ansøgningsskema og retningslinjer – PDF


In Russian:

Форма заявки + Руководство для заявителей – PDF

Форма заявки + Руководство для заявителей – Word