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The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC): Capacity Building Grants (Vulnerable Populations)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 29, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on December 29, 2020
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The project seeks to provide enhanced service provision to vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19 and to increase the application of grassroots development to challenges encountered.

Major Objective
To strengthen the enabling environment post COVID-19 for Caribbean NGOs who are working with the most vulnerable sectors by improving access to financial resources and technical training as well as enhancing the voice of marginalised persons.

In order to be eligible for a grant, the applicant organization must:
1) Be non-profit-making; and
2) Be a legally registered organisation; and
3) Be established in Dominica, Grenada or St Vincent and the Grenadines;
4) Be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the project; and
5) Have proven track record of at least 2 years working with the respective vulnerable group.

Utilize This Offer

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) with support from the Inter American Foundation (IAF) is implementing a project in Dominica, Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to strengthen the enabling environment for Caribbean NGOs to provide essential developmental services to vulnerable communities by improving access to resources and increasing institutional capacity building opportunities post-COVID 19.

Any grant requested under this program must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts: Minimum amount: US$ 8,000.00 Maximum amount: US$ 10,000.00.

Deadline for Submissions: 30th December, 2020.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 29, 2020
Nov 29, 2020

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 = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
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 proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers that may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Nov 30, 2020
Nov 30, 2020

Thanks, Ana.