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Call for Proposals: EC Grant Opportunity for Strengthening Liberian CSOs

European Commission has issued a call for proposals from the organizations aimed at promoting a more equitable and participatory society in Liberia besides addressing the synergies between the CSO and the Liberian General Audit Commission (GAC) so as to ensure public awareness on the role and mandate of the GAC

In Liberia the crucial role of civil society organizations (CSO) is also highlighted on the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) document where strengthening citizenship participation in governance is considered as a top priority and a vital element to put into effect an active civil society enhanced by a solid ownership framework.

Objectives:

The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support actions aimed at promoting an inclusive and empowered society in Liberia.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

-Strengthening Liberian CSOs;

-Enhancing synergies between the General Auditing Commission and CSOs.

FINANCIAL ALLOCATION

The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 1,999,000 divided into two Lots:

LOT 1: EUR 1,700,000 for actions submitted under specific objective 1 (Strengthening Liberian CSO)

LOT 2: EUR 299,000 for actions submitted under specific objective 2 (Enhancing synergies between the General Auditing Commission and CSOs)

Size of grants

Any grant requested under this Call for Proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts:

LOT 1 – Strengthening Liberian CSO

· minimum amount: EUR 100,000

· maximum amount: EUR 500,000

LOT 2 – Enhancing synergies between the General Auditing Commission and CSO

· minimum amount: EUR 100,000

· maximum amount: EUR 300,000

Deadline for submitting the application is August 19, 2011

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Comments

  1. Activist Brezhnev D. Paasewe says:

    Wow! I am glad to read this notice.However, I hope this process will be decentralized so that civil society organizations working in the pro-democracy sector, youth empowerment sector and etc will benefit equally.

    We at the Youth Campaigners Interntional believe this initiative will deeply effect a change in every facets of our society. we think this will help to enhance the capacity of every well meaning advocacy group in our country.

    YCI hope to be a part of this wonderful undertaken.

    Regards,

  2. Wilmot Jarry,Jr says:

    Compliments and please keep me informed through my e-mail address.

    Truly yours,

    Wilmot

  3. Wilmot Jarry, Jr. says:

    Compliments and thank you for this God-sent opportunity for we the needy who would never be able to achieve quality education if help is not given us. Liberia needs your assistance greatly.

    Please accept me as one of your applicants. This will enable me to accomplish my dream and bring my vision to reality, instead of it being buried with me due to lack of education.

    Truly yours,

    Wilmot (Monrovia,Liberia, West Africa)

  4. Johnson K.B. Pewu says:

    Thanks for this important information, vital to the enhancement of the initiatives civil society organizations carry out to transform Liberia.

    I represent the Building Potentials for Transformation (BUPOTRA) INC and would like to avail for this organization for funding support to further strengthen its activities in Liberia.

    Thank you for the post.

  5. Child Evang. Joyce Kamara-Jarry says:

    I think that it is important to add that we started Joy Foundation Programs while we were Refugees in Ghana, West Africa. We were grately assisted while there by the United Nations and others. The name of our school is listed among Liberian Schools that were established in Ghana. Joy Foundation came into being on June 1, 2004. We had to move because the Government of Ghana wanted Liberians out. Some Liberians were even deported.

  6. Child Evang. Joyce Kamara-Jarry says:

    I am a founder of Joy Foundation International Institute, an Organizatin that has several branches imbedeb such as: Joy Foundation Mission School, Joy Foundation Counselling Initiative,Joy Foundation Women Empowerment Program, etc. Since we moved back home in Liberia,we have not had help and have been asked to leave the building that our school is housed by June this year, as soon as the school year closes.

    We are located on Weaver Street, Du-Port Street, behind Methodist Church, opposit Roland Duo’s Compound. We are desperate and thank God for discovering you. As long as we are gunuine, God fearing and trust-wothy, we are sure that help will come by before school reopens in September, this year. Stay blessed. Joyce.

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