Deadline: 10 April 2016 The British Embassy in Addis Ababa is currently inviting proposals for its Bilateral Programme Budget for the year 2016/17. The Bilateral Programme Budget is one of the channels through which the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) supports projects that strengthen ties with the Ethiopian government and contribute to creating lasting peace, security and democracy in Ethiopia. Bilateral Programme Budget is designed to support implementation of small and quick … [Read more...] about Bilateral Programme Budget Call for Proposals: Strengthening Peace, Security and Democracy in Ethiopia
Deadline: 18 March 2015 The Netherlands organisation for international cooperation in higher education (NUFFIC) offers fellowships for training courses, as part of the Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) for short courses and the MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP). The aim is to promote capacity building within organisations in eligible countries (51 for NFP & 7 for MSP) via training and education for professionals. This is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign … [Read more...] about Nuffic Fellowships for Development Professionals to Participate in The Hague Academy Short Courses
The way public finances are organised in a country forms the basis for how local authorities run their activities in cities, towns and villages. While national governments have the responsibility to design and supervise a system that works, local authorities are challenged to use their often limited resources for delivering better local services. During the course, various examples of financing public services, public-private partnerships and participatory budgeting will be discussed. This … [Read more...] about Fiscal Decentralisation and Local Finance Short Course to Understand Financial Management at Local Level
Deadline: 27 February 2015 The Strengthening Accountability and the Fiduciary Environment (SAFE) is issuing call for applications for grants to support public financial management reform projects in countries that are intended beneficiaries under the SAFE Trust Fund. SAFE Trust Fund grants amoount ranging from $50,000 USD to $300,000 USD. The main objective of this grant is to improve understanding of PFM status in target beneficiaries. SAFE is a Trust Fund group administered by the World Bank … [Read more...] about Applications are Invited for SAFE Trust Fund Grants 2015
Deadline: 31 January 2015 The World Bank Group and the Wharton School of Business are co-sponsoring “Ideas for Action,” a competition to mobilize youth across the development community to invent, foster, and inspire innovative solutions to financing development post-2015. Teams are invited to focus on one of the issues below and develop a creative solution that will increase the financing available and/or improve the efficiency and effectiveness of existing funds. Thematic … [Read more...] about Ideas for Action: An International Youth Competition on Financial Management by the World Bank Group
NGO’s from all over the world can seek grants from one of the largest funding organization of the world, the European Commission. Although the amount of money to be raised is a huge amount and they can easily provide it to your organization but the competition to get the grant is high too. So for your application to be successful, we present to you a Webinar which will help you with tips and tricks to get selected among thousands of applicants and receive those funds. Despite investing a lot of … [Read more...] about Watch Training Video on How to raise funds from European commission?
Africa is a land of great contrast. On one hand it contains many of the most underdeveloped nations in the world. On the other, it's one of the richest places for young workers and consumers. The later has propelled the continent into a path towards success, despite lingering perceptions of the regions fragility. Consider for a moment, 6 out of 10 of the world's fastest growing GDPs are located in Africa. Also consider the fact that the country is currently leap-frogging many traditional … [Read more...] about Changing Perceptions And Realities For NGOs in Africa
Worldwide humanitarian aid contributions in 2013 were at their highest level for five years, putting the sector’s aims and practices under the spotlight. According to analysts Global Humanitarian Assistance, donations from government and private bodies totalled $22bn (about £13bn) – up nearly a third on the previous year. With such large amounts of money involved, there is obviously a pressure for humanitarian and development NGOs to show transparency and accountability in their aid flows. … [Read more...] about How Can NGOs Meet the Challenges of Ethical Spending?
The contents of this article are taken from Mango’s (Management Accounting for NGOs, www.mango.org.uk) website and publication,"Financial Management Essentials – Handbook for NGOs. Mango is an award winning UK based charity with a mission to “strengthen the financial management accountability of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and their partners”. Introduction A financing strategy is integral to an organisation’s strategic plan. It sets out how the organisation plans to finance its … [Read more...] about Free Mango Guide: Developing a Financing Strategy
The contents of this article are taken from Mango’s (Management Accounting for NGOs, www.mango.org.uk) website and publication,"Financial Management Essentials – Handbook for NGOs. Mango is an award winning UK based charity with a mission to “strengthen the financial management accountability of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and their partners”. All senior managers have important financial management responsibilities - because they are employed to use an NGO's resources to achieve its … [Read more...] about Free Mango Guide: Financial Governance – Senior Managers Responsibilities