The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced a call for proposals for the NGO Grant Competition for digital skills development of rural communities and enterprises.
The primary objective of the call is to support rural enterprises in harnessing the benefits from the digital economy, reaping the opportunities offered by digitization and adapting rapidly to new reality during and in aftermath COVID-19 crisis throug h improved digital skills and capacities.
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Proposal should address the following key objectives:
a) Development of digital skills course for rural enterprises and delivering the virtual course for micro, small and medium-sized businesses;
b) Create Open Educational Resource (OER) in digitals skills for rural communities (including youth, women and other vulnerable groups) and enterprises with consideration of rural context of Georgia (access to digital infrastructure, existing skills and service uptake).
1. Registered non-profit (non-commercial) legal entities, except of religious and political organizations and those owned by the Government.
2. Applicant organisations must:
a) be registered in accordance with the legal requirements of the Government of Georgia, and
b) be able to provide organization’s statute and the debt certificate, and
c) demonstrate proven experience and capabilities in carrying out capacity building sessions for rural communities (preferably in digital skills development and for rural vulnerable groups and enterprises), including but not limited to: course development, delivery, evaluation, development of Open Educational Resources (OERs).
Coalitions (based on co-application) with other non-profits and private sector are encouraged to apply.
Minimum grant amount: USD 15,000. Maximum grant amount: USD 30,000.
Deadline for submission of applications: March 12, 2021 at 18:00 Tbilisi time.
For more information, please visit https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=75327