What should we write about the Strategies in a Project Proposal on Promotion of Democracy and Good Governance?

[continued from the main page] The strategies in the proposal are broad concepts or approaches to achieve the project objectives. It is a general, undetailed plan of actions designed to achieve a major or overall goal, and it may encompass a long period of time in the project. Or it is a plan chosen to bring about a desired future, such as achievement of a goal or solution to the problem. Strategy is more about a designed set of options other than a fixed plan of what will be achieved. And … [Read more...]

What should be included in the Activities in a Project Proposal on Promotion of Democracy and Good Governance?

[continued from the main page] Activities represent tasks or work you are going to perform in a project, in order to reach the goal of the solving of the problem targeted by the project. The most important thing we need to keep in mind is that the activities section has to be closely correlated or connected to the objectives and the strategies, which means the three sections: the objectives, the strategies, and the activities are three descriptions from different angles for the same goal, the … [Read more...]

World Bank Offers Job of Regional Coordinator – Washington DC

Application Deadline : 10 Feb 2013 World Bank invites applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Regional Coordinator. Job location is Washington DC. Essential languages for the job are English, French and Spanish and the knowledge of Arabic and Russian will be an advantage for the applicants. Qualifications and Experience : At least a Masters Degree in engineering, natural resources management, economics, business administration, or other relevant extractive industry … [Read more...]

UNDP Job of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Kenya

Application Deadline: 31 Jan 2013 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) requires applications for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. Job location is Nairobi, Kenya. Fluency both in oral and written English is required. Initial contract period is of one year. Duties and Responsibilities:  Implementation of monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies.  Ensuring quality and accountability of monitoring.  Information Management.  Provision of support to the … [Read more...]

World Bank Needs E T Consultant for Zagreb, Croatia

Application Deadline : 28 Jan 2013 World Bank is looking for E T Consultant and requires applications from the qualified candidates for this post. Oral and written fluency in English and Croatian is essential. Location of the job is Zagreb, Croatia. Duties and Responsibilities : • Contributes to the development of operational strategies, approaches and annual work plans and carries out responsibilities for a variety of operational tasks (e.g. participating as a full member of a … [Read more...]

Vacancies : ACDI/VOCA : Technical & Operational Managers- East Africa

Date Posed: 9 Jan 2013 ACDI/VOCA has invited applications from qualified and deserving applicants for the jobs/vacancies of Consultants- Technical and Operational Managers, East Africa for the anticipated multiyear, USAID-funded East Africa Trade Expansion Hub Project. ACDI/VOCA is presently seeking candidates for the following positions: Export Business Development Advisor: Experience in export value chains, international market access requirements and international trade enabling … [Read more...]

UNDP Requires International Consultant for Freetown-Sierra Leone

Deadline: 24 Jan 2013 Starting Date: 1 April 2013 UNDP has invited applications from qualified and deserving candidates for the job/vacancy of International Consultant for costing Sierra Leone’s third generation Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper(PRSPIII). This job will be based in Freetown,Sierra Leone. Kindly note that the duration of this assignment is about 40 working days. Background Early this year, a Sierra Leone Conference on Development and Transformation was organised to review … [Read more...]

Ford Foundation Needs Program Officer, Arts, Culture & Media – Cairo

Date Posted : 5 Nov 2012 Deadline : 17 Jan 2013 Applications are invited by Ford Foundation qualified and deserving candidates for the job/vacancy of  Program Officer, Digital Movement Building. Location of this job will be  based in Cairo, Egypt. Qualifications The Foundation is looking for an accomplished leader who has deep experience with the arts and culture as well as media discourse in the Arab region and substantive experience in the political economy of arts and media in the Middle … [Read more...]

GAPPS and Gates Foundation’s Call for Proposals: Preventing Preterm Birth Initiative

The Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity under its Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide grants to enhance research sites in high-burden countries for studies of pregnancy and preterm birth. Letters of grant inquiry can be submitted to identify and develop research sites in low- and middle-income countries as part of a collaborative, multicenter research initiative to … [Read more...]

What is the difference between Strategies and Activities in a proposal?

[...continued from the main page] Strategies are broad concepts or approaches to achieve the project objectives while activities are actions that are undertaken within these strategies. For example, ‘building the capacity of the community members’ is a strategy your project has adopted. An activity under this strategy can be: ‘organizing training programs for community members.’ More examples are given below: … [Read more...]

Project Sustainability

[...continued from the main page] This is one of the crucial aspects of a proposal, which funders/donors give emphasis on. This gives a vision to them to foresee your future plan to sustain the project after the budget is exhausted & project period is over. In this part one should be able to give relevant & tangible plan of actions which will be taken by the organization. Funders also give importance on the replicability of the model. We should be able to convince them that the … [Read more...]

WUTMI’s Project on Creating Awareness on Violence against Women Issues under UN Trust Fund

Click here to see a list of innovative projects funded previously under the UN Trust Fund Project ideas to address Violence against Women (VAW) in Developing Countries The UN Trust Fund against Violence against Women (VAW) gave grant support to Women United Together, Marshall Islands (WUTMI) in the Marshall Islands to implement the “Initiative for a Better Response to Address Violence Everywhere (iBRAVE).” Background The problem existing in the project area was the "implicit social … [Read more...]

Budget Management and Planning the Financials – NGO Financial Management Policy

...continued (click here to know more) Further to planning budgets for specific activities by an NGO, below are the details outlined on how to manage the budget and what guidelines to be taken into consideration: “13.2 Budget Management a) A Budget is an estimate of the amount of money to be received and to be spent for a specified purpose in a given time. b) Budgets set a framework for reporting and analysis. c) Budgeting  never  stands  completely  alone,  but  rather  flows  out  of  the … [Read more...]

Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research invites proposals for global change challenges

Deadline- 12 August 2012 Countries/Region- Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States of America, and Vietnam. Annual Regional Call for Proposals for Awards are invited by  Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research for global change challenges through scientific-based response … [Read more...]

Population health vulnerabilities to vector-borne diseases: Increasing resilience under climate change conditions in Africa

Research groups or consortia from African national institutions are invited to express interest in undertaking multidisciplinary research to elucidate population health vulnerabilities due to vector borne diseases (VBDs) in dryland socio-ecological systems. The research will also need to explore how state-of-the-art, VBD control tools and strategies can be used more effectively to reach remote or otherwise marginalized populations (especially women and children), and conceive, strengthen and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposal for civil society coalitions to monitor the implementation of National Roma Integration Strategies and Decade Action Plans

Deadline- August 21, 2012 Countries/Region- Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain The Decade of Roma Inclusion Secretariat Foundation invites proposals for civil society coalitions to monitor the implementation of National Roma Integration Strategies and Decade Action Plans. EU Member States developed plans to improve the economic and social integration of Romani citizens. EU candidate countries … [Read more...]

Proposals invited for implementation of strategies for Idps refugees and returnees Serbia

Deadline- 3rd Sept 2012 Countries/Region- Serbia Seeking applications for implementation of strategies for Idps refugees and returnees in SERBIA to contribute sound implementation of Migration Management Strategy. Supporting the integration, improvement of living conditions and reintegration of refugees, IDPs and returnees under the Readmission Agreements. Priorities of this call for proposals are - Solving housing needs of refugees, IDPs and returnees under readmission agreements in … [Read more...]

New York Women’s Foundation annonces Funds for ECONOMIC JUSTICE FOR WOMEN, GIRLS AND FAMILIES IN NEW YORK CITY

Deadline- August 10, 2012 Countries/Region- NEW YORK(U.S) New York Women's Foundation announces funds for cross-cultural alliance of women catalyzing partnerships and leveraging human and financial capital to achieve sustained economic security and justice for women and girls. With fierce determination, we mobilize hearts, minds and resources to create an equitable and just future for women, families and communities in New York City. Applicant organizations must explicitly address strategies … [Read more...]

The Open Society Foundations: Global Criminal Justice Fund

Deadline- Ongoing The Open Society Global Criminal Justice Fund seeks to strengthen civil society engagement in the protection of the rights of criminal defendants and in confronting the overuse of pretrial detention. The fund supports civil society efforts to build networks, share experience, and identify new strategies for criminal justice reform. The Global Criminal Justice Fund provides support to national campaigns that combine monitoring, legal defense and advocacy to catalyze new policy … [Read more...]

Call for Application-2012 Drivers of Change Awards

Deadline- 27th July 2012 The Southern African Trust invites nominations for the 2012 Drivers of Change Awards. It supports processes to deepen and widen participation in policy dialogue with a regional impact on poverty. The Drivers of Change award recognises individuals or organisations from across the Southern Africa region that are making a real impact, especially in developing effective public policies and strategies, to overcome poverty. It is awarded in four categories: civil society, … [Read more...]