Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation: Inviting NGOs, CBOs, INGOs and CSOs for 2018 Grants Programme

Deadline:  14 January 2018

The Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation is seeking applications for its 2017–18 grants programme that will support organizations in the non -profit sector in two ways:

  • Grant Making
  • Capacity Building and Training

ACT Foundation’s goal is to increase quality and impact of projects, provide more time to innovate and build strong relationships with our partners, to ultimately achieve results for the people serve, together.

Thematic Areas

  • Health
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment
  • Leadership

Eligibility Criteria

  • Organizations must have been in existence for a least two years
  • Must be legally registered as a Non Profit organization (GTE/LTD)
  • Should have a strong governance structure (Board of Directors, CEO etc)
  • Must show evidence of other sources of funding.
  • Should have audited accounts.
  • Organization must show track record of work in the area of engagement.
  • Projects/programmes must have a maximum life cycle of 12 months.
  • Organizations should have staff strength of at least 5 Individuals.
  • Be open to independent audit
  • Criteria for NGOs, CBOs, INGOs and CSO selection:
    • A sound, creative, innovative and impact driven initiative.
    • NGOs, CBOs INGOs and CSOs based in Nigeria and other parts of Africa
    • Experience of NGOs, CBOs INGOs and CSO in conducting community based initiatives, in the areas of Health, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Leadership with a comprehensive project monitoring framework and organizational structure.
    • Other elements such as geographical balance across the continent, diverse ideological and professional backgrounds of the NGOs, CBOs INGOs and CSOs. Gender, ethnic and social diversity will also be considered in the final selection of grantees.
  • Categories that are eligible to apply are:
    • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), community groups/ community based organization, charitable organizations, and faith-based organizations/foundations.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit ACT Foundation Grants Programme.

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