Tuesday, 7 October 2014

The IPPF Small Grants Facility for Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 12 October 2014
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) calls civil society organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) that work at national or regional levels to apply for the Small Grants Facility: Taking the ICPD beyond 2014, to position SRHR and the priorities of the ICPD in the next development framework.
The primary objective of the IPPF small grants facility is to position SRHR and the unfinished business of the ICPD (International Conference on Population and Development) PoA (program of activities) as a government priority for the next development framework.
The grant will fund national and international advocacy aimed influencing national government’s SRHR position in post- 2015; and awareness rising to influence national policy makers’ position in post-2015. Grant award will be made up to maximum $9,500. All grantees must provide 10% match funding.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must have a clear plan to communicate positive messages about SRHR to governments who are sending delegations to global policy events.
  • Applicants must have a clear plan to participate in government delegations at global policy events and do follow up advocacy at the national level to ensure national follow up of global policy debates.
  • Applicants must have a clear plan for follow up work on accountability and transparency over the following 12 months, at national level.
  • Applicants must be working at the national or regional level in the Middle East and North Africa only.
  • The organization must demonstrate its commitment to increasing political and financial commitment for sexual and reproductive health and rights, and in particular the ICPD Program of Action.
  • Applications cannot be made by IPPF Member Associations.
  • Joint (multi-partner) applications are considered for funding.
  • Applications must be submitted in English or French.
Complete application materials include – completed application form, latest audited accounts, NGO certification (NGOs that are not registered can apply with a registered NGO that will act as fiduciary).
For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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