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UNDP grants for local NGOs operating in Armenia: apply by Jan 23

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 11, 2022 from Brazil
Expired on January 22, 2022
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) logo

The United Nation Development Program (UNDP) invites local NGOs operating in Syunik and Gegharkunik marzes of Armenia to apply for grants to support the resumption or development of agricultural small and micro-entrepreneurial activities / businesses in Syunik and Gegharkunik regions by socially vulnerable individuals or families.

The grant competition is announced under the United Nations Development Program “Our Lives: Our Future. Supporting Self Recovery and Resilience of Conflict Affected Communities in Armenia” project funded by the European Union Humanitarian Assistance.

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Applicants must:
1. Be non-profit organizations that have a certificate of registration with the Ministry of Justice of Armenia and have the right to operate in the country;
2. Be local non-governmental organizations operating in Syunik marz (preferably in Goris / or Kapan regions) or in Gegharkunik marz (preferably in Vardenis region) or with significant representation in these areas;
3. Have at least 1 year of proven work experience in providing and managing small entrepreneurship (preferably agricultural) grants in Syunik Marz or Gegharkunik Marz;
4. Have 1 year of work experience working with displaced persons and socially vulnerable groups in Syunik and / or Gegharkunik;
5. Have 3 years of proven work experience in project implementation, donor grants, budget management, monitoring, and public relations reports in Syunik and / or Gegharkunik marzes;
6 Submit proposals that showcase how they target women / girls and most vulnerable groups.
7. Focus on inclusion, in particular involving women with disabilities, as well as low-income and socially vulnerable people displaced from Nagorno-Karabakh, living in border, remote, rural areas.

The project intends to provide a competitive grant to local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) up to $ 120,000 (one-hundred twenty thousand) in Syunik region (particularly in the Goris and Kapan regions), and up to $ 44,000 (forty four thousand) in Gegharkunik region (particularly in Vardenis region) to carry out the following activities, pursuing the following objectives:
a) Support the resumption or development of agricultural micro-entrepreneurship or agricultural individual / family / entrepreneurship by socially vulnerable, or internally displaced individuals or families, providing each with up to $1,500 in agricultural property, assistance or grants (targeting far-flung regions);
b) Contribute to the development of small agricultural enterprises by socially vulnerable or internally displaced individuals (entrepreneurs) or families by providing up to $4,000 worth of grants or agricultural property to each enterprise.

Projects must be implemented within the period between March 1, 2022 - October 1, 2022.

Application Deadline: 23-Jan-22.

For more information, please visit https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=86777

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 11
Jan 11

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, letters of recommendation, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one.
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting.
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others.
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page (repost it). Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and / or its Resource Exchange section.

Best regards,

Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jan 12
Jan 12

Thanks, Ana.