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Call for joint proposals for Tailor-Made Training (TMT) - Orange Knowledge Programme

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 24, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on April 21, 2021
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This call is a special TMT call with the aim to develop and / or strengthen the skills of women  and / or young girls to inspire the  autonomy and agency of the intended recipients through training.

Nuffic’s Orange Knowledge Programme is a 5 year global development programme, aimed at strengthening professionals and organisations through education and training. It contributes to the goals of the Netherlands’ development cooperation policy, in which education plays a significant role.

It focuses on the priority themes of the Dutch government (Water, Food and Nutrition Security, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, and Security and Rule of Law) and aims throughout the programme for inclusion, employability and environmental sustainability.

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Scope: joint proposals between Dutch training providers and requesting organisations in eligible countries.

This is a thematic TMT call with a focus on gender.

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Dutch institutions for secondary or higher vocational or academic education or other types of organisations that provide training courses, together with requesting organisations, such as education and training institutions, GOs, NGOs and SMEs.
2. The applicants must have sufficient organisational and financial capacity to run a training course. This can be demonstrated using a COCA that is assessed as positive by Nuffic.
3. The applicant organisations must also have demonstrable experience in providing the desired training course.
4. This call is open to the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tunisia, Yemen.

Maximum funding per Tailor-Made Training, excluding co-funding: EUR 75,000.

Deadline: 22 April 2021 at 11am CEST.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 24
Mar 24

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!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Mar 26
Mar 26

Thanks, Ana.