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Skills Initiative for Africa’s (SIFA) Funding Window I now open for Kenya and Ethiopia

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 31, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 28, 2019
Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA)
Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA)

The Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA):
- is an initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC) supported by the German Government to strengthen occupational prospects of young people in Africa
- objective is to increase quality and innovation in practical, employment-oriented skills development through the implementation of sustainable, nationally and regionally relevant skills development initiatives.

The Funding Window 1 “Large skills development investment projects proposed by domestic training entities in partnership with companies” supports employment-oriented skills development through large investment projects in modern work place skills development, and building the capacity of public and private training institutions to deliver quality skills programs for the youth in priority growth sectors.

Selected projects can receive a grant between EUR 0.2 to 3 million.

Kenya - Deadline for Concept Notes: 05 Aug 2019
Ethiopia - Deadline for Concept Notes: 07 Oct 2019

Utilize This Offer

Priority area: employment-oriented skills development for young people.
Project duration: Up to 30 months.
Eligible Applicants - Lead: Domestic public or private accredited training provider. Primary partner: Domestic private sector entity.
For more information, visit https://skillsafrica.org/

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Jill Langhus
Aug 01, 2019
Aug 01, 2019

Thanks, Ana!!

Amelework Yilma
Aug 02, 2019
Aug 02, 2019

Thanks ana
i would like to participate on the offer but its not opening
pleas help

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 02, 2019
Aug 02, 2019

Sorry, the link has broken when I posted it.
I have just corrected it - https://skillsafrica.org/
Good luck!
Ana

Rosylyne Nabaala
Aug 04, 2019
Aug 04, 2019

Thank you so much for this information dear sister,cheers.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 05, 2019
Aug 05, 2019

Welcome.
Best,
Ana

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

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.

yvoneakoth
Oct 21, 2019
Oct 21, 2019

Thank you for sharing this Jill. I have just seen it but will keep an eye for other opportunities that you share. Once again thank you!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 28, 2019
Oct 28, 2019

Welcome!
Feel free to share.
Best,
Ana