Deadline- 4th February 2013
Proposals are invited for Civil Society Fund II to increase and improve NSAs role in the national development and democratisation process in Ethiopia. To this effect, CSF II will provide grant and non-grant support to beneficiary civil society organisations so as to strengthen their resource capacities, their constituency, accountability and sustainability of operations, and hence, to increase their participation and contribution in key areas of governance and socioeconomic development.
The present Call for Proposals is prepared with due understanding of lessons learnt from the implementation of CSF I, and the focuses and coverage or spread of funding from the other two major donor programmes for civil society in Ethiopia (CSSP & ESAP2)1. With the designation of CSF II fund as local resource by the Government of Ethiopia, the programme provides the opportunity for interested ‘Ethiopian’ Charities and Societies to take part and benefit from the Call for Proposals to strengthen their resource and operational capacity, expand their support-base, and implement initiatives including in key governance areas.
Eligibility & Criteria-
- be legal persons
- be non profit making
- be national non-state actor (NSA) of Ethiopia, which is defined by the Civil Society Fund II as non-governmental organisations, associations, unions, or other registered civil society organisations
How to apply?
Phase 1,The concept note–
- Prior registration in PADOR for this Call for Proposals is obligatory
- Registration is optional but recommended for-
- applicants of grants of EUR 25 000 or less
- their partners
Phase 2, The full proposal–
- Registration in PADOR is obligatory for all pre-selected applicants and all their partners.PADOR is an on-line database in which organisations register themselves and update regularly their data, through the Europeaid website.
- Before starting the registration of organisation in PADOR, please read the “Quick guide” available on the website. It explains the registration process.
- Applicant have to indicate on the paper version of the proposal the EuropeAid ID (EID). To get this identification, organisation must register, save and “sign” in PADOR obligatory data and the related documents.
- All questions related to the registration in PADOR should be addressed to the PADOR helpdesk.
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