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UN-Women: Call for CSOs from Liberia

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 18, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on April 8, 2021
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The UN-Women is soliciting proposals from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to promote women’s human rights and gender equality which are key in sustaining and furthering achievements in stability and development.

In this regard, its programming in the Country is connected to five priority areas:
• women’s leadership and political participation;
• enhancing women’s economic empowerment;
• engaging women in all aspects of women, peace and security processes;
• advancing women’s rights to live free from violence and
• gender responsive governance.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).
2. Organizational experience and proven track record / credibility on the provision of services described and areas of expertise relevant to the services required.
3. Duly registered or has the legal basis / mandate as an organization.
4. Has been in operation for at least five (5) years.
5. Has a permanent office within the location area.
6. Key target groups / beneficiaries and locations:
a) The project will target at least 700 women beneficiaries between the ages 21 – 55 from Lofa, Nimba, Bong, Grand Bassa, and Margibi Counties. These women will gain memberships to cooperatives and Village Savings and Loan Associations at the end of the project.
b) Technical / functional competencies required, including the applicant organization registration details and relevant experience working on issues pertaining to literacy and numeracy, human rights, awareness raising campaigns, sustainable livelihoods, business and economic development, empowerment, and community engagement and participation, particularly in rural areas.

Women’s organizations or entities are highly encouraged to apply.

The budget range for this proposal should be USD 175,000 Min. – USD 200,000 Max.

Proposals must be received by UNWOMEN not later than 5:00 PM GMT on 9th April 2021.

For more information please visit
https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=75968

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 18
Mar 18

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, this website and/or its Resources section!

Jill Langhus
Mar 19
Mar 19

Thanks, Ana.