Grant Opportunity: Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Call for Proposals

Deadline: 12 August 2015

The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) has announced its 3rd Call for Proposals for NGOs and NGO networks based and operating in any of the eligible countries of those that have ‘opted-in’ to the GPSA.

Grant amounts will range from US$400,000 to US$800,000, however requests for funding below this range will also be considered.

Grants are intended to provide strategic and sustained support to CSO projects with the following objectives:

Addressing critical governance and development problems through social accountability processes that involve citizen feedback and participatory methodologies geared to helping governments and public sector institutions solve these problems. Special emphasis is put on problems that directly affect extreme poor and marginalized populations.

Strengthening civil society’s capacities for social accountability by investing in CSOs’ institutional strengthening and through mentoring of small, nascent CSOs by well-established, larger CSOs with a track record on social accountability.

Eligible Countries:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Colombia, Comoros, Dominican Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kyrgyz Republic, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Yemen,

For more information, visit this link.


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  1. John Ansu Charles says:

    Dear Friends,
    My name is John Ansu Charles from Sierra Leone, West Africa. I am coordinating a Community-Based Organization (CBO)called Agency for Rural Advancement- Sierra Leone (AFRA-SL)with the aim of empowering rural women and girls. Our main activities include: Integrated aquaculture: Fish cum Rice and Poultry Production, Sustainable Agriculture (organic farming, Vocational skills training and Adult Literacy.

    As an organization, we are seeking for both materials and financial assistance so that we can improve the standard of living our targeted beneficiaries to enable them live a meaningful life.

    We look forward to hearing from you.

    Yours Sincerely,

    John A. Charles
    Programmes Coordinator

  2. I’m from Phil. particular in Cebu City. We have small group of seven individuals.As I check the list of eligible country and Philippines is one of it.We are eager to submit our project proposal to GPSA.Is it possible?
    Thank you and please confirmed.

    • Rashmi Kanti says:

      Hello Alma,
      Yes, as long as you fulfill the eligibility criteria, you can submit your proposal and increase your chance to secure funding from GPSA.
      You can get the detailed information regarding eligibility from the link given on the line “For more information….”
      Thank you!

  3. In Mindanao, Philippines besieged by large mining beyond coping og local government. Capacity building of local government & communities would be utmost needed to put under control execessive mining business detrimental to society:s welfare.


    TOCDA is an NGO in Malawi. Our sole purpose is to fight Alcohol and drug abuse in Malawian Schools. We want to find out if we are eligible to apply for funding

    • Rashmi Kanti says:

      Hello Taurai,
      If you fulfill all the eligibility criteria, then you can surely apply for these grants. Please read the full eligibility information from the link given on the last line of the article.
      We wish you all the best!

  5. KR.Kumar says:

    I am from India (Tamilnadu). I want funds for my village where there is no development. Please help!

  6. Yameen Ahmad says:

    Are youth led organizations eligible for applying. My countries name is one the list. Thank you.

    • Rashmi Kanti says:

      Hello Yameen,
      Only Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) operating in the mentioned countries are eligible to apply for this programme.
      Please visit the link on the line “For more information…” to get the detailed information on eligibility and how to apply.
      Thank you!

  7. My organisation is small but fits the profile of the GPSA grants our country cameroon is among the eligible countries. Can we still apply and ask for a much more smaller amount of the grant?

    • Hi Elvira,

      You may apply for the grant as your country’s name is in the list of eligible countries. To know more about application submission process, visit the link in ‘For more information…’ line and proceed.

      Good luck!

  8. why Nepal country is not eligible for this Global partner for social accountability

    • Hi Prakash,

      The call for proposals is announced by GPSA and not by us. We are not a funding organization, we only provide fundraising guide to make your project sustainable.

      To get detailed information, visit the link given in ‘For more information…’ line.

      Good luck!

  9. W. Mtafya says:

    Why Tanzania is not in the list of eligible countries. Please can you tell us the problem which Tanzania does not list of eligible countries? This because Tanzania also is a poor country and development country that need capacity building to their organization like our NGO.

    • Hello,

      The opportunity is not organized by our organization, GPSA is the funding organization.

      For further details, visit the link in ‘For more information…’ line.

      Thank you!

  10. maria gorret says:

    I am called maria gorret from Uganda East Africa. am aged 26yrs old. I decide after my education to start a CBO called Team Work Impression to empowering a girl child for all age brackets. Am looking forward for assistance such that we can improve on the standards of living such that they can live a meaningful life.

    Godbless you all.

  11. Stephen Baguma says:

    In Uganda (Hoima, Kibale and Hoima districts) people are heavily fighting and killing each other over land issues and we would like to apply for this grant so to intervene.

  12. We need donation our charities.

  13. Charles Okul says:

    Dear sir,

    I’m from Kenya and my organisation wants send its proposal to GPSA. Will it be accepted?

  14. Clement Malual Abiel says:

    Did you have Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Call for Proposals for South Sudan? Because our Organization need to apply for it. Give us a feedback to know.
    And thank
    By: Clement Malual Abiel.
    ALI finance officer.

    • Rashmi Kanti says:

      Hello Clement,
      For GPSA opportunity, South Sudan is not under the eligible Countries. For more information on the eligibility, please visit the link followed by the line “For more information…” and proceed.
      Thank You!