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EU Call for Proposals 2021: Offering Grants to Civil Society Organizations in the Philippines

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 13, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on April 18, 2021
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The European Union (EU) has announced a call for proposals for Civil Society Organizations in the Philippines to support CSO’s contributions towards reinforced governance, social change and inclusive policy-making in the Philippines and strengthen the capacity of Philippines civil society organisations.

Proposals must clearly identify the focal theme addressed by the action.

Under this Call for Proposals, the projects to be financed should be any one of the following lots:
LOT 1: Enhance local governance through participation of CSOs in public decision making processes and in social accountability;
LOT 2: Strengthening capacities of local CSOs for improved internal governance, management, representativeness and sustainability.

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The specific objectives of this call for proposals are:
a) Enhance local governance through participation of CSOs in public decision making processes and in social accountability;
b) Strengthening capacities of local CSOs for improved internal governance, management, representativeness and sustainability.

In order to be eligible for a grant, the lead applicant must:
1. Be a legal person; and
2. Be non-profit-making; and
3. Be a specific type of organisation such as a non-governmental organisation, a civil society organisation or a civil society organisation association; and
4. Be established in the Philippines or a Member State of the European Union or a Member State of the European Economic Area (EEA); and
5. Be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with the coapplicant(s) and affiliated entity(ies), not acting as an intermediary.

Co-applicants and affiliated entity(ies) must satisfy the eligibility criteria as applicable to the lead applicant himself.

Deadline for submission of concept notes: 19 April 2021 at 10:00 AM Brussels time.

For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/3kUFQ9O

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 13
Mar 13

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order 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 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. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse and this website!

Jill Langhus
Mar 15
Mar 15

Thanks, Ana.