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International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL): 2019 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Public Participation Initiative Grants to support Local CSOs

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 23, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 29, 2019
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The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) has announced an initiative to advance public participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

The 2019 MENA Public Participation Initiative:
- believes that when people have the space to come together, positive, lasting change can be made
- will provide grants to support local civil society organizations (CSOs) as they seek to develop or reform laws and policies to provide for greater CSO participation in policy and legislative processes at the national, regional, or local level
- is open to organizations from Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Morocco and Palestine.

Applicants must submit the following items in English or Arabic:
a) Application cover-sheet
b) Proposal (no more than five pages)
c) Resumes/CVs of leading project staff
d) Background information about the applicant organization or educational institution (e.g. website links or informational materials)
e) Line item budget (from $5,000-$15,000).

Utilize This Offer

1) should submit their applications no later than July 30 2019;
2) must apply by completing the application cover-sheet and submitting it, along with all required documents by email at the address given on the website

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Jill Langhus
Jul 24
Jul 24

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.